I Pretend I'm Someone Else

For people who pretend to be someone different than themseleves, fictional or real. 1,226 People

    I usually prentend i'm someone else

    and i'm not sure if that's something normal. I'll explain my situation, since I was little I used to imagine different worlds in which I took part. I could be the protagonist or not, I even invented my own characters. But I took it very serious, when I created a character, I...
    thisisanerror thisisanerror
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 16, 2014

    I pretended to be a guy online

    for 10 years... i am a girl in reality. this is hard for me to explain bc I've never told anyone my story ever... i was an obese kid growing up always getting bullied and never being the girl that any guy liked. anyways in 5th grade I went to summer camp and I met this guy there...
    dqtxeb25 dqtxeb25
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2015

    Hi, I'm Roxanne I'm new here

    and english is not my mother language sooo, yeah, pardon for my messy grammar if there any. Hope I'll not regret sharing this. Okay so, my friend invite me to play online game with him, I agreed and making a guy char. After playing a while, he needs to do something, so I...
    IammNobody IammNobody
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2016

    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

    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
    92 Responses Apr 23, 2009

    I don't do it to be mean

    or trick anyone.. I just sometimes like to be sometime I'm not... Often times I'll even pretend to be a girl, sometimes even a younger one. It's not too trick anyone, or get anything out of them... Just sometimes it's nice to be treated like someone different.. to explore the...
    closetPervy closetPervy
    1 Response Nov 19, 2015

    I'm like everyone else here then.

    . All started with an online game (ourWorld)and fb i just randomly create a dude account for fun.. Then girls started to talk to mi and love the attention of being wanted and how dude asking mi for advice.. In the real world I was lonely and getting bullied :c... So i never gave...
    Rekawa Rekawa
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 9, 2015

    I wonder why I put myself in these situations.

    Sometimes I pretend I'm a guy online. More often than not, I come clean that I'm a girl after a conversation, simply liking the brief interpretation of being a guy. For some reason I feel more... at ease. I couldn't tell you why, really. In my daily life I feel like a rather...
    xCounterAct xCounterAct
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2015

    I pretended to be someone I'm not

    and I hurt someone. Feeling like a horrible person. Needing someone to talk to.
    someoneunimportant03 someoneunimportant03
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

    Life is sad...nothing in it is fun.

    ..so I create my own world in which I live... Everything exists in my imagination
    Ray1889 Ray1889
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2014

    I'm a doctor, a fashion designer

    and I'm untouchable.
    BluntedOnePointFive BluntedOnePointFive
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 1, 2015

    So I'm a guy and have been to couple of real

    relationships in the past but I've been into online dating and worse is that I usually pretend as a girl. I met this guy through a dating app last March and we started talking to each other almost everyday. He was sharing his life stories and so was I. we had so much in common...
    micoloco1989 micoloco1989
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    I am 15 years old, and I hate to admit it,

    but pretending to be someone else online & hiding behind someone else's looks kind of comfort me. It sounds horrible, I know. But I'm so insecure, that I can't be comfortable making online accounts and putting my real face on them. People usually find out that I'm faking, & hate...
    bekoveranything bekoveranything
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

    ok So there's this friend i had Weve Been

    friends since 2012 an Were not close anymore cuz of my Crzy Girlfriend. of 4 year's.this Friend i had uses fake # APPS all the time so the other day my crazy gf got a fake number so i text it to see who it was My friend - and thn i stopped cuz she already new it was me but then...
    Journey92 Journey92
    26-30, M
    Sep 22, 2015

    I'm A Female Pretending To Be A Man Online

    ivelostmyway ivelostmyway
    18-21, F
    140 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    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
    22-25, T
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

    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

    You can never beat me down.

    You can't make me sad. Your words mean nothing to me. I don't need anyone.
    JohnoCA JohnoCA
    18-21, M
    Nov 20, 2014

    I'm some kid that pretends he needs nobody else,

    and he knows everything about everything, and is super confident. He is always on top of life, and doesn't need the company of any lesser being than himself. He doesn't talk to you because he doesn't need to. He doesn't care about anything other than himself because he can only...
    TheCroissant TheCroissant
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2015

    I've been pretending to be someone else

    for 8 years and I've finally gotten caught.
    someoneunimportant03 someoneunimportant03
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 18, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    Feb 21, 2013

    I've done it for years in online freeform

    roleplay groups. There's something magical about creating a persona and then experiencing things though her eyes and thought processes. And it's even better, I think, when you're doing it with someone else doing the same thing. Obviously, it's not "real," but going through...
    mickitg mickitg
    46-50, T
    Feb 29, 2016

    Online, i pretend I'm someone else

    because I don't know how to be myself. I once asked a bunch of my family members to describe my cousin Courtney and they all said the same things (adventurous, caring, outgoing, outspoken, etc). Now i asked them to describe me and it took forever for even my mom to answer that...
    hikarusan hikarusan
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    I Pretend To Be A Guy Online

    Totally straight. Always will be straight. But this is my experience. I'm sixteen, and I started this about a year ago... Back then it was casually though, where I would eventually come out I was a girl to those I cared about, and it wasn't until about a couple of months ago that...
    xCounterAct xCounterAct
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Dec 3, 2011

    I pretend I'm my favorite cartoon character.

    So I can act out situations that I would love them to be in.
    Kaliya14 Kaliya14
    18-21, F
    Jun 4, 2015

    Im a 16 year old girl

    who pretends to be someone else in my mind. I started doing this when I was like 12 or 13. I pretend to be this really beautiful girl named Lily who has piercing grey eyes, she's light skinned, has jet black long hair that stops at the middle of her back, and has an amazing...
    ABB98 ABB98
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 28, 2014

    I do this all the time.

    It makes me feel better about myself to know there are others out there that do the same thing. I have a world of characters in my head that i pretend to be. They all have different personalities and ways like we real people do. I sit for hours and play them in deep chracter. I...
    madirevenge madirevenge
    18-21, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    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
    20 Responses Jul 22, 2010

    I have different versions of myself

    if that makes sense? It depends on who I'm texting/hanging out with I have a couple people that I have to be more reserved, I can't wear showy clothes, and I can't do anything fun. Then I have a lot of friends where I can do whatever I want, I can wear whatever I want, I can...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2015

    Ive posted fake pictures acting

    as a lesbian. Of course Im a male trying to feel a void in my life I dont know what to think. Ive been hurt real bad in my last 2 relationships so me acting out this new persona is helping me move past the breakups. On the other hand Ive started chatting with 2 women who Ive...
    confusedmale42 confusedmale42
    41-45, M
    Feb 21, 2015

    We all do this. Rarely do we really open up.

    Very few people in our lives are who they appear to be.
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo
    46-50, M
    Jun 3, 2015

    Same thing happened to me except I was trying

    to be safe. This guy Messaged me and asked me for nudes so I friended him hoping we could talk. I used some old tumbler pics of a girl named acacia brinley because I din't want to use my real photos and get in trouble. I was just doing it so I could make sure this guy wasn't a...
    13puggylover 13puggylover
    16-17, F
    Oct 31, 2015

    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
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Sep 12, 2011

    Stop What You Are Doing...its Not Worth It.

    I posted weeks ago about my situation. I came on here looking for guidance and I found it. I had been planning on telling the person I was talking to (and fell in love with) for months but was scared shitless.....I regret not telling them sooner. I regret doing it in the first...
    dreameak dreameak
    1 Response Nov 13, 2012

    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
    10 Responses Jul 24, 2009

    I don't pretend to be people from movies

    or celebrities, I pretend that the characters from a movie, for example Thranduil, are real and live with me,(with me as my regular self). I think I'm going to try acting as a career, I have not told my family this as I am afraid they will not support me or my decision.
    LittleWren93 LittleWren93
    22-25, F
    Apr 29, 2015

    I Just Dont Know Why

    i scare myself sometimes. i dont seem to know how to tell the truth about myself. i feel like it wouldnt be enough for some people. and yes i know that if people dont like me for me, that shouldnt make me be someone else. but its like ive become addicted to lying to people about...
    bells19 bells19
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 4, 2008

    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
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2012

    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
    21 Responses Jul 3, 2011

    I faked someone this whole time I really didn't

    want to show me real self so i just used someone's picture on instagram and two people found out help idk what to do or tell them... ):
    asadadasasda asadadasasda
    36-40, M
    Dec 15, 2015

    I'm a noob on this site (just joined to type

    this) so I'm not sure how this works or what an appropriate length for a post should be so I'll try to keep this short and sweet. I'm 19 years old and from childhood up until now, I've always pretended to be a character from something. The catch is, I tend not to overdo it...
    internalpuppetshow internalpuppetshow
    22-25, M
    Jul 19, 2015

    Ive pretended to be somebody else online

    for years. I'm in a terrible spot right now and just need to talk to someone. I know I'm sick and what I've done is wrong. I don't know why I do this. I feel like I hurt so many people.
    Knope77 Knope77
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2016

    i wrote on this website,

    I believe on this thread, several years ago, under a fake identity, which I cant remember. I would like to share an update and hopefully inspire someone to be brave and come out. Earlier this week, after almost 5 years, I came clean to the person I was "Catfishing". he was...
    olsenandolsen92 olsenandolsen92
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2016

    I Finally Told Her The Truth...

    Hey everyone, I am just writing to tell you that the girl that I was talking to in my last story finally knows the truth. It was hard, but I am glad that it happened, and I truly am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. So this is what happened....I went on her...
    confused20 confused20
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 6, 2012

    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
    179 Responses Apr 28, 2010

    So, I have been struggling

    now with this same thing for a long time. Except now it has gotten to me very badly. I want to confess to the girl I have lied to for years, she thinks I am a guy and she fell in love with this guy, but I am so afraid of getting in trouble. I have sent fake pictures and we have...
    Scaredgirl22 Scaredgirl22
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Aug 27, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    Feb 23, 2014

    Well, just like what the title says.

    .. I'm pretending to be someone else, a girl that I'm not. :') Basically I'm a 19 year old boy and I met this amazing guy on an online game. Let's just say, things are doing really well now. I want it to go on, I wish for it to go on, but I know I can't keep living behind...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2015

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2013

    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
    21 Responses Mar 26, 2011

    yes. i like to pretend

    that I'm a responsible adult. i also like to pretend that i don't want to punch certain people in the throat.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    Jun 3, 2015

    Is it wrong that I kinda miss my other life?

    I wouldn't dream of starting it back up again, too much stress and guilt, but there's still apart of me that misses that life. It started out simple but the longer it went on the more they developed and the more attached I got. It's like I lost them as a friend too...
    beautifulotherness beautifulotherness
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    57 Responses Oct 28, 2011

    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...
    CocoalatteSpice CocoalatteSpice
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 21, 2011

    im confessing this because ive been doing this

    for 8 years and today is the day that i finally got caught in 8 years. today marks the day i want to put a stop to this. it all started in the 5th grade , i was bullied and ridiculed for being a plus size girl. i had strict parents and not that many friends, i was lonely and...
    someoneunimportant03 someoneunimportant03
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 3, 2015

    I Pretend To Be A Guy, one that went really far in faking

    Hi guys, I'm a 19 year old female who's pretending to be a guy online. It started out when i was about 13, i was playing this game where you can make your own character and play games and chat with other people. I decided to sign up as a guy just for fun at first..but then...
    soconfusedandlost soconfusedandlost
    18-21, F
    80 Responses Jul 21, 2010
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