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I Pretend I'm Someone Else

For people who pretend to be someone different than themseleves, fictional or real. 957 People

    I do this alot and I like it too.

    But sometimes I go too far with it. Once I pretend to be a guy cause I had a crush on my school friend what a female. And I asked her out at a place. But instead of the guy she thought she was seeing I showed up instead. I pretend I was meeting someone. Cause I couldn't tell her...
    gedwkim gedwkim 36-40, F Feb 27

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    I Hate Myself And Pretend To Be Someone Else

    Ive been very unhappy for the last few years. Im dealing with all the issues inside. I feel that nothing ever works out. I have so many issues and only one person to really talk to but I secretly wonder what he thinks about me inside even though he supports me and lets me know he...
    feelingmisplaced feelingmisplaced 22-25, T 23 Responses Mar 26, 2011

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    I do this alot and I like it too.

    But sometimes I go too far with it. Once I pretend to be a guy cause I had a crush on my school friend what a female. And I asked her out at a place. But instead of the guy she thought she was seeing I showed up instead. I pretend I was meeting someone. Cause I couldn't tell her...
    slivereyes slivereyes 36-40, F Mar 18

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    Lies Were My Teachers

    I was a reclusive, socially inept child. I didn't understand society, I didn't understand people, I didn't understand social interaction... Actually my whole young childhood can be summarized as "I didn't understand." But I observed. And as time went by and I observed more and...
    Quantumphysica Quantumphysica 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    Relapse And Recovery

    I have quite the knowledge and background when it comes to posing as someone else, primarily online for attention and such. So to any out there who live in the shadows of fake profiles and feel ashamed to say it or think you can't fix it, here's a guide. 1. The One Account to...
    emilyisalie emilyisalie 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    A Rather Silly Story: Part 2

    Yesterday, I told him that I had been lying to him the entire time. What I didn't do was tell him what I had lied about. He said that he doesn't care if I was gay, a transvestite, disabled, autistic, overweight, married etc. and that he is prepared for anything. He said that he...
    cherrychapstick cherrychapstick 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Sometimes I pretend to be my favorite

    characters from certain books haha. I absolutely love reading and sometimes i just love the characters so much that I act them out. I'll be in my kitchen saying their lines and if someone walks in and asks what I'm doing I say talking to myself XD ( everybody I know believes I...
    JennyJen4lyfe JennyJen4lyfe 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    This could be and is a long story,

    but I'm going to condense it here. I pretended to be depressed to get a guy to like me. We would text for hours, and I would lie about stuff and text my phone from a free texting app saying mean things and show him the messages claiming they were from someone else. I told him I...
    candacemac24 candacemac24 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I Give A False Image

    I pretend to be poor because at least i know, i'll make friends for the right reasons. I don't like how people only like you because you have money. I want friends that are true to me, even if i don't have money. I aslo, pretend to be a tough because what has happend to me. I...
    hmorel67 hmorel67 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    I'll tell you I've done it a very few times

    just to find out stuff that I feel like people would be hiding from me.i will admit I feel bad for doing it there were never real people I'd make them up.but the last time I did it was if the girl I really cared about I mainly did it to see if she blocked me or something because...
    Justice9397 Justice9397 16-17, M Jan 28

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    Idk why I do the things I do.

    I've been doing this for awhile and I let it get out of control. I pretend to be a guy but I'm a girl. I'm not a lesbian but something about the connection with someone is what I like. Guys today aren't gentle and caring like girls are. I've definitely had some hard times in my...
    idkwhattodouk idkwhattodouk 22-25 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I like to pretend I am a male online.

    It is probably due to the fact I have a yearning for attention and getting it is easy from girls (I can practically feel feminist thoughts attempting to perform acupuncture on me). It was always easy to seduce girls because, of course, I am one and I know what they like and what...
    Phantomhummingbird Phantomhummingbird 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I Pretend To Be A Guy Online And Still Doing It

    so i shared my story earlier but can't find a solution to stop what i'm doing .. i'm 24 years old girl really attractive "ppl said so" ,i like my self i don't have to pretend i'm som1 else but i think my life is a little boring" a lot actually"" , i have an issue in that...
    rainbowgirly89 rainbowgirly89 22-25 5 Responses Jun 12, 2013

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    Pretend I'm A Guy Online

    So, I'm writing this to get this off of my chest and hopefully close a chapter of my life, and move on from it. Hopefully, in turn, this will help out others who have been in my situation or will help people who have been catfished understand more as to why the catfisher did the...
    sterek sterek 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    I Pretended To Be A Guy And I Fell In Love With This Woman

    I am a married woman in my early 30's. This is a part of my life that no one close to me know about and i just want to get off my chest. It all started 7 years ago. I was newly married then. Had a lil daughter who was 2 and a half years old and just started her pre school. My...
    devastatedneedhelp devastatedneedhelp 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    A Rather Silly Story.

    Basically, years ago, I decided to catfish someone I met on the internet. (I no longer catfish people by the way.) I'm not too sure why I did it...I thought it would be funny at first, but then I discovered how amazing the person was. The more we talked, the worse I felt for...
    cherrychapstick cherrychapstick 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Hi, so i'm a guy and i've been pretending to be

    a girl online since i was 11, (18 now) i really dont know why, but ive always liked it .. i've never had any friends or anyone to talk to in real life.. it feels like the only way to talk to anyone is by being this lovely and cute girl .. i honestly dont even know who i am...
    zvuk zvuk 18-21, M Jan 27

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    Nothing Wrong With My Life, Just Needed Something Different?

    I've been stealing and pretending to be other people since I was 13 years old. There's nothing wrong with the way I look(I'm actually quite pretty when I dress up), nothing wrong with my family, and nothing wrong with my life in general. But for some reason, I've always had this...
    Some1whocares4me Some1whocares4me 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    Help

    This may sound strange but I need someones help. I need someone to pretend to be a girl named Anna for my exboyfriend. its a pretty complicated situation. PM me for details. it wont be a long thing. preferably someone who lives near the bay area in california or in sonoma
    airforcegfforlife airforcegfforlife 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    Online Relationship Con: A View From The Other Side

    February 12, 2010 at 1:17:59am via Yahoo Messenger she wrote… “wait..why'd you say i'd changed user names?” Then she was gone. And with her went a somewhat tumultuous two year online “relationship” with Stacia. I had expected the end was near.  Our marathon online...
    ASVT ASVT 51-55 4 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Elisa Cruz

    I am just a girl who hides in the name of Elisa Cruz just to be myself I am just a girl who loves to read any different genres. So for me to be able to read without others finding me, I used Elisa Cruz as my username. I was able to surf the internet freely not being afraid of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    okay so here's my story my Close friend

    who is considered family I was played a couple months ago and it was a guy who pretended to be someone and ended up doing some crazy s*** and ended up convincing her that he was the one and she ended up sleeping with him lost her virginity but in reality she didn't want to but...
    imBrokenforgood imBrokenforgood 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    To Many Lies.

    Hello, My name is Amanda I'm 22 and I have been pretending since I was 14. I can remember every single boy I have done this to, and from time to time I will go and check up on them to see how their lives have turned out. I know that pretending has been a huge addiction of mine...
    mandatootsie mandatootsie 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    I Hate That I Do This

    Ever since I was 10 years old, I've been pretending to be a guy online. It didn't really start off as me saying "Hey let's go be a guy and trick people." I remember in 5th grade my friend introduced me to this website called meez. It's basically a virtual world where you can...
    AnonymousLies AnonymousLies 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2013

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    A Terrible Addiction

    It all started when I was around 13. I joined a game online ad made a boy account so other guys would leave me alone. I started talking to a girl on the game and I really didn't mean for it to go as far as this did. I didn't mean for this girl to develop feelings for me and I...
    ZeroTime ZeroTime 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    I Pretend I'm a Beautiful Girl...

    I have pretended to be someone else online and in real life for some time. I've created an entire other person, older, prettier, more successful than myself. I've been talking to this guy for years... I can't go a day without talking to him... I am in love with him. I don't...
    itsmeAoli itsmeAoli 22-25, F 12 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    I wrote in a blog on how I identified the

    person I created as P and the person that P had a relationship is N. I hope that's understandable. I told N the truth about P, on how they are not real and that it was me. I wanted to tell them on December 19th, because I was ready to tell them. I was ready to be done with...
    lockerkid lockerkid 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    UK Readers: Are You Involved In A Serious Online Relationship? Do You Think You've Found Your Soul Mate But You Haven't Met In The Real World?

    Are you involved in an online relationship? Do you think you've found your soul mate but you haven't met in the real world? Is this perhaps due to low self confidence and self esteem and you need help to come clean and take your relationship to the next level? Or perhaps you...
    ukcatfish ukcatfish 22-25 Nov 14, 2013

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    In My Mind

    I daydream a lot about being someone else and even make up little stories in my head, It used to keep me entertained for hours when I was little. I would even act out scenes from my mind like a emotional situation, or being scared when I was in my room alone. I think that...
    GeminiAngel GeminiAngel 26-30, F 45 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    Pretending Online: My Story

    I am currently fourtee years old soon to turn fifteen. I am a freshman in highschool. I started faking around a year and a half ago. I started just as a game. I wanted to talk to people on a chatting website called chatango but for safety reasons i was scared to use my real name...
    012298f 012298f 13-15 3 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    I'm A Female Pretending To Be A Man Online

    OK, SO IVE NEVER TOLD ANYONE THIS BUT I JUST HAVE TO GET IT OUT................AT THE AGE OF ABOUT 13, MY PARENTS WERE SUPER STRICT AND ALL I DID WAS STAY AT HOME ALL DAY EVERY DAY. ONE DAY I PRETENDED TO BE A GUY ONLINE JUST FOR FUN, AND IT WAS EXCITING! I GOT TO BE SOMEONE ELSE...
    ivelostmyway ivelostmyway 18-21, F 119 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    I have the diagnosis.

    It's called vain imaginations. And I do it to. I need Jesus to help me to stop for it is not good in the eyes of the Lord. It fills my life with falsehood, I can barely pay attention when I pray or work, and I is in a way showing that I am ungrateful of my own life. Don't worry...
    emmy777 emmy777 13-15, F Feb 23

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    Just So You All Know....

    Sometimes people do accept you for who you are, even if you've lied. My boyfriend and I have now lived together 2 years in February. I Catfished him pretty bad with photos of someone else much more attractive than myself. I thought he was too good for me, too handsome, too smart...
    istandupforu2 istandupforu2 26-30 3 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    I pretend to be a guy online.

    I know, that's a terrible thing to do, and I'm so ashamed of myself! I've always had an issue, since childhood, with my exact identity. At first I was convinced I was lesbian or something, because I never felt right, and normally felt weird around other girls, but after last...
    Atmosive Atmosive 16-17 6 hrs ago

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    3 Years Later..

    About 3 years ago I was a sophomore in high school, and just recently had become homeschooled. I made an account as myself on a random site and never could get any notice from anyone so I deleted my profile. About 2 weeks later I came back to said site but as someone else. As...
    kclichee kclichee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Fake. That's All I Am.

    I've always been fake. Always. It fuels my life. It really all started when I got my first computer in 2008. Gaia online, my first chat site. I was pretending to be an older woman, to attract guys. I hadn't used any photos, just pretending to be someone I wasn't. I met a guy...
    Cokoro Cokoro 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    I Stole Another Girls Picture

    I am an African-American girl who is pretending to be a blonde blue eyed girl online. I found her pictures and used them for my profile so that guys would want to talk to me online. Mostly I just did it because no one really wants to talk to chubby girls and I liked the...
    divinity91 divinity91 18-21 8 Responses Sep 19, 2010

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    Sometimes I Get Confused On The Real Me

    I hardly know where to begin. I have been pretending to be someone else ever since I was little. And I don't pretend to be just anyone, sometimes it is an actor, but usually it is a rock star that I "admire".  I believe the reason I do this is because I am the youngest of...
    cwh420 cwh420 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2010

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    I Can't Stop Pretending....

    She is 23 years old now. She is a dental student at NYU. She lives in a beautiful apartment in Manhattan. She is 5'7 with long brown hair and a gorgeous smile. She owns a studio and makes her own money, she is totally independent. She has 5 brothers and sisters and her family is...
    BgirlB BgirlB 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    I Played Like I Was A Exotic Erotic Big Booty Girl.

    I did it for kicks basically to see how guys would lose their minds and go crazy over a half naked girl with boyshorts on....I got this girl's picture off of a website. I think she mite of been a video model not well known, I made up a name for her and everything. I played like I...
    Ice26 Ice26 31-35, F 4 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Hi I'm Nicole.

    My name is anonymous, but on this website I go by Elizabethamber, and when I go online on random chat sites I pretend... not really. I mean I have what I feel are the most meaningful conversations when I am online. And I do these under the name Nicole Amber. I've got it down so...
    Elizabethamber Elizabethamber 16-17, T 2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    Life Lessons.

    About 3 years ago (it feels like such a long time ago) I was a fake. I'm not going to sugar coat it because it's true. I'm not going to tell you my tragic story, but I want to tell you what the affects of being a fake are and if you are going through this: I understand. I fully...
    wecanovercome wecanovercome 18-21, F Feb 21, 2013

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    I Pretend To Be A Guy To An Amazing Girl Online

    For 9 months now I have been pretending to be a 18 year old guy, to an incredible 16 year old girl online. But really, I am a 17 year old girl from the Netherlands. It started as a complete joke, I was pranking on people from a chatsite as a guy because the jokes were a bit...
    dutchdour dutchdour 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    What happens to these people

    if the person being lied to decide to press chargers??? That's what I'd be worried about just sayin
    oc3an11 oc3an11 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2013

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    Pretending to Be Someone Online

    im 17 years old and i have a problem with pretending to be someone else online. i have problems with going on other screen names and pretending to be people and facebook and myspace and stuff like that and i really need some feed back on what i can do to stop this cause i dont...
    austin162 austin162 16-17 74 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    Ever since I was little,

    I've enjoyed pretending I was someone else. It started off with characters from my favourite books and movies, and then me and my sister would make up characters and act as them. When I was 11 years old, I made an account with a dating site, pretending to be a 16 year old boy...
    CharlieBarrett CharlieBarrett 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Can't Help Living A Lie!!

    I need to share my story, I have been pretending to be a guy online for the past 5 years, I am a 21 year old white British woman but people think I am a 19 year old black American guy!! It has got to the point that I don't actually know if i'm into men or women. I have had...
    DrakoChocolate DrakoChocolate 18-21 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    I Think I May Be Mentally Ill...please Help

    I've never told this to anyone.  Not even to the closest people in my life nor do I think I ever will.  This is probably the closest I think I could openly admit this to anyone.  I do pretend I'm someone else. All the time.  I've been doing it since I was a...
    me26 me26 26-30 112 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I Spend More Time Being A Fake Than I Do Myself

    It started with me making an account of myself on a group chat app...it went downhill from there. I used to think I didn't care about my looks or anything, but that's just a mere facade when I'm around people in real life. On the internet, I get so much more insecure. Every time...
    wiinterhorchatas wiinterhorchatas 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    Forgiveness, Relief.

    Tonight I got the courage to tell the guy I dated online as someone else I was sorry. He knew from a friend what'd I'd done but I myself never actually told him. But I finally did it and now I'm more than shocked at his response. In my head I thought he'd say "I hate you get out...
    kclichee kclichee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Are You Addicted To Internet Pretending?

    Once you start down this path of pretending, no one ever knows if you are telling the truth or not. You could be making up that you are pretending, too. But, call me a fool, I believe you. This is the Experience Project. We are anonymous. Why pretend? Then again, why not? Now...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 19 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    I Wish I Could Talk To Someone Who Can Relate To The Things I'm Going Through

    I've been pretending to be a 17-years-old boy online for almost a year and a half (it's probably been longer though, because when I started this the boy was about 15 years) now. At the time my life was kind of boring and for a long time I'd wanted to know what it would be like to...
    pleasehelpme12 pleasehelpme12 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    Pretending To Be A Girl...and Fell In Love. I've Learned My Lesson

    First of I'm so glad to have seen this page and knowing that others have gone through what I am going through right now. It gives me some comfort knowing I'm not alone. So a few years ago I started to pretend to be a girl online. Normally just for fun and just to flirt with...
    Lee0512 Lee0512 26-30, M 15 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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    Came Clean

    I just recently told my best mate the truth about me but still haven't shown her a picture of the real me she already hates me and even if it hurts it's my fault I should have just kept going but I felt bad and just had to come clean. It was my first time doing it and I...
    yeahidgaf yeahidgaf 18-21, M Sep 4, 2013

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    I can't believe I am sharing this story,

    but I just need to let it out because it's making me feel miserable. And hopefully I will meet others who go through it. I am a 24 year old gay guy pretending to be a 22 year girl online. I met this guy back in january of this year, and we hit it off right away. We met in an...
    Erasipe Erasipe 26-30 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    I'm so glad that I actually know

    that I'm not alone, I have been dealing with this since I was 5 yrs old, I always pretend that I am portraying a different person that i wish I was or some celebrity I admire, mostly though its just the perfect version of "me". All the hopes, dreams, talents I desire comes true...
    Rickmachetti Rickmachetti 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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