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I Pretend I'm Someone Else

For people who pretend to be someone different than themseleves, fictional or real. 1,115 People

    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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    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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    Ever since I was a little child,

    I've always had an overactive imagination. I loved to play pretend all the time and I always imagined myself as a celebrity who could sing and dance. I was always the best. Now I'm 18 years old, and I still can't get over that. When I was 13 I was diagnosed with anxiety, and I...
    selflessandsacrifice selflessandsacrifice 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13, 2014

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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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    Me to I have been doing it

    for years and I try to stop but I couldn't. I pretend to be characters from movies, TV shows and comics I it started when I was a little kid because I didn't leave my house much so play pretend and now I go in my room and close my blinds to stop people seeing.
    Thenorthdragon Thenorthdragon 18-21, M Sep 11, 2014

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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

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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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    So I'm a 17 year old guy

    who was pretending to be a girl that I know in real life. I really don't know why I did it, I guess I wanted attention, because she's really cute looking and cool. I changed her first name but kept her real true last name. Worst mistake of my life. I went out with a few guys on...
    GuyHOLLER GuyHOLLER 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2014

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    Well, I just read a lot of stories.

    .. I have a few myself. Ive been waiting to share these guilty stories for years.. And now i finally can. I'm only 15, and i've made mistakes that I regret soooo much. I am a female, yet make fake accounts pretending im a male... I meet people and catch feelings for other girls...
    ihateusernames16 ihateusernames16 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2014

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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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    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 Feb 8

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    So at this school i go to its my first year of

    sixth (its post high school in England) no one really knows who I am. Its been 5 weeks. I've managed to keep low. But recently i've been questioning some decisions i've made regarding this girl i might like. I don't even know if i even like her. The personality that people...
    YamiKaze YamiKaze 18-21, M Oct 2, 2014

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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...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    "Be yourself, unless it's being sad,

    because nobody wants to be around a sad person." "Fake it 'till you make it" I've been faking it for almost seven years, and for seven years I've built myself a dam that has held back all my anger, frustration, and sadness, that can no longer be released. What's worse is that...
    MichaelBayArea MichaelBayArea 22-25, M Aug 4, 2014

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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'm not gonna judge anyone of you,

    you have your reasons. I talked for a girl (or he/she/it) for a whole year before I found out that this person was fake. Found her on a gay site. I was, is completely in love with ms mysterious, but as soon as I confronted her, she removed everything. I knew, deep down that...
    Revelations90 Revelations90 22-25, F Sep 18, 2014

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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 3 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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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 16 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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    I constantly pretend

    that I am a movie star or celebrity, acting out their movie lines. You would think that I am acting as myself but I am not. I act out their scenes as if I am actually them. I talk like them and do their facial expressions and sometimes pretend that I'm being interviewed as that...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    Hi guys this may be embarrassing

    but I pretend to be someone else in my mind creating a story in my mind but I'm the hero or the evil person but I'm always daydreams. Thank you for listening
    mehdiamiri mehdiamiri 18-21, M Jul 26, 2014

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    Okay so, i pretend to be someone else on social

    media. i've been doing this for years. about a year ago, as this fake person, i met this guy. i fell in love with him. he made me beyond happy. i felt as if he was the only guy on earth. heres the sad part. about 2 months ago, my heart crumbled. he broke up with me because he...
    courtneythepizzaqueen courtneythepizzaqueen 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    rsjrj12 rsjrj12 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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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 3 Responses May 21, 2011

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    I Loved To Dress Up As Pregnant Chav

    i am a 25 year old female and i loved to dress up pregnant,it started at a very early age when i used to stuff pillows up my top. when i was 18 i found this sight that sold realistic looking bellys u could even wear short tops with it if u wanted. i bought a chav outfit (grey...
    Kymmy2012 Kymmy2012 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2012

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    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 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    i am a male and when i was 18-19 i started

    making my internet personality Bethany a girl personality that i lied to many people just to make lil flirt and make friends at first but well then i started Imvu virtual world chat and i felt like reaching bethany over there, and in there i met my first actual boyfriend who i...
    TaintedHeart92 TaintedHeart92 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2014

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    I'm almost 16 years old,

    and I've been pretending to be several people for over 5/6 years. I don't do it for fun, I don't do it to hurt others, I don't like that I do it. I've had over 50 fake accounts on this one website, and it just seems comforting to hide behind someone else's pictures, it's easier...
    everydayregret everydayregret 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2014

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    I'm a doctor, a fashion designer

    and I'm untouchable.
    BluntedOnePointFive BluntedOnePointFive 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    My Experience was unintentional at first

    and grew into something bigger and then i don't know what happen. It all started the summer of 2010 I'd been dating this girl we were in a long distance relationship. There was this thing she liked to do when we'd text it was kind of like dirty role playing cause we were always...
    AustynMonroe AustynMonroe 18-21, M Mar 9

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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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    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 69 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    THIS IS A TRUE STORY ABOUT ME,

    PRETENDING TO BE SOMEONE ELSE. BEFORE YOU START READING IT, I'D LIKE TO SAY THE GUY IN THIS STORY IS THE REASON WHY I DECIDED TO FINALLY TELL THE TRUTH. HE STILL WANTS TO BE FRIENDS WITH ME, DESPITE THE FACT I MADE SO MANY HORRIBLE THINGS TO HIM. I WAS BASICALLY PRETENDNING TO...
    anzenyan anzenyan 70+, M 11 hrs ago

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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 51 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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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, 2014

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    I'm 47. I was abused

    as a child - sexually, physically, emotionally, spiritually. The way I got through it was by pretending to be someone else - characters from TV, movies, books, even the Bible. I think we do what we need to do, in order to cope with loneliness and the pain of being in the world...
    SheppiesMom SheppiesMom 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    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

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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 26-30 145 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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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 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 16-17, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2011

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    I almost forgot about this website

    so I went to go read up on my experiences and in all honesty I can't even recognize who I used to be. It's difficult to experience a past feeling since it is the present, after all. Anyways, I had posted the experience about Sally in this group, that was what, nearly two years...
    wiinterhorchatas wiinterhorchatas 16-17, F Jul 4, 2014

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