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I Pretend I'm Someone Else

For people who pretend to be someone different than themseleves, fictional or real. 1,237 People

    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 Jan 21

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2015

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    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 22-25 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    I haven't done it in a while

    but I went into a senior chat room and cloned one of the girls names this old bloke started chatting with me because he knew the cloned person. I recorded his cam so I had film of him ( I did it a couple of times) . I chatted to him as a couple of old women and learnt how he...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2015

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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 16-17, F Feb 23, 2014

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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 138 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    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

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    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 78 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    I pretend I'm my favorite cartoon character.

    So I can act out situations that I would love them to be in.
    Kaliya14 Kaliya14 16-17, F Jun 4, 2015

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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 58 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Feb 1, 2015

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    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

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    Realistic Old Man Mask

    I bought a cool SPfx realistic old man mask and arms from the SPfx website the mask is really life like it's freaky nose and ear hair wiskers and horse shoe hairstylE the arms u slide over ur own and u get hairy old man hands lol it cost over a 1000 on my credit card but is so...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    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

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    I love the sales in posh shops yesterday I put

    my hair up lots of hair spray not a hair out of place plenty of make up and a splash of expensive perfume wore my long red nails put on a crisp white blouse , designer knee length black skirt , black tights and the name badge for an expensive posh department store and fake key...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2015

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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 11 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    I pretended to be someone I'm not

    and I hurt someone. Feeling like a horrible person. Needing someone to talk to.
    someoneunimportant03 someoneunimportant03 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

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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 90 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    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

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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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    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

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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 20 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    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 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    I Pretend To Be A Guy Using A Fake Webcam

    I am a 25 year old woman who joined a webcam chat room and started chatting to this 20 yr old guy on there i got to know him quite well. Then i discovered a fake webcam programme that lets u record someone or use pre-existing video and broad cast it as your own webcam.one day for...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2015

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Mar 18, 2015

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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 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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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 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 16-17, F Nov 29, 2015

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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 26-30 171 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    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 16-17, F 6 Responses May 16, 2014

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    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 22-25, M Sep 22, 2015

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    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

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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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    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 18-21, M Jul 19, 2015

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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 18-21, T 2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    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 31-35, M Dec 15, 2015

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    Last night I dressed up

    as a male tramp just to see if I could get away with it . I had been preparing for a week by ripping jeans rubbing mud on them and peeing in them numerous times (to get tramp smell). I bought a male coat shirt trainners. I ripped coat all over, poured beer on it and rubbed mud...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    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

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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 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

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    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 41-45 1 Response Nov 19, 2015

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    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

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