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I Pretended To Be An Amputee

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    Purging?

    Maybe someboycan help me with this what I've found on other site BIID.org: "Every once in a while when the shame and guilt becomes unbearable, transabled individuals throw these things out. Part of the hope is that by getting rid of the tangible "toys", the shameful BIID related...
    gkubinski gkubinski 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    I Bought A Second Prosthesis For Somebody Who Would Like To Pretend

    i still hope to meet somebody who also likes pretending to be an amputee. i think it would be a great pleasure doing it together. so i bought a second prosthesis which i would give away to somebody who would like to pretend too. if there is somebody out there who would like to...
    roqueroque2 roqueroque2 46-50, M May 20, 2013

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    One Leg Pretending

    I use to just do it at home. Now, after realizing that I am not alone, I have begun pretending in public areas too. I fold and wrap up my right leg tightly so I look like a real amputee. Some people stare, most go about their business. I just feel like the "real" me doesn't need...
    ampspotter ampspotter 36-40 4 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Hi everyone here :-) I am a DAK amputee

    pretender and wannabe from Australia. Would be nice to meet likeminded and understanding people to maybe pretend together and share experiences.
    Malbiid Malbiid 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    Pretending is how I cope with BIID.

    Ever since I was about eleven, I have tucked my legs fully inside my pants and walk on my knees when I am home by myself. Recently I have begun to tuck my left my arm into my shirt as well. Any ideas on other ways to pretend?
    asd1324 asd1324 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2015

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    Empty Sleeve

    I DON`T KNOW WHERE TO START.THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I`VE GONE PUBLIC.WOULD LIKE YOUR COMMENTS I AM ATTRACTED TO FEMALE ARM AMPUTEES WHO LET THE THIER EMPTY SLEEVE JUST DANGLE.I TOLD MY FIRST WIFE ABOUT THIS.SHE SAID OK IT WOULD NOT BOTHER HER.WHAT A LIE.SHE SAID NASTY THINGS TO...
    kingo12 kingo12 66-70, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    Life With Biid

    My story starts like other persons with biid, it started very young seeing amputees out in public mostly using crutches or arm amputees. In my younger years many people had contacted polio using leg braces and crutches,not many amputees used fake legs or arms as they called them...
    les1 les1 66-70, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    Sociological Survey

    Hello Please spread this information amongst all BIID friends you know:) My name is Grzegorz Kubinski, I'm a PhD in sociology and I'm writing a book about contemporary intimacy. But the subject I'm really interested in, is not the relationship between people, but between people...
    gkubinski gkubinski 36-40, M Jun 17, 2013

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    Dak Wannabe

    I cant rember when i started pretending. Some of my early memories involve me on crutches, looking for crutches at the goodwill and using them there while mom was shopping. I knocked over a model train set at a grage sail while useing a pair of crutches that where for sail there...
    1stamput2b 1stamput2b 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    I Pretended To Be An Amputee

    When I was a kid, I would take a belt and tie up my leg or arm and try to do things as an amputee.  I've always had a thing for, been fascinated by and attracted to people with differences.  Not sure why that is.  I was born around the time of thalidomide, maybe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30, 2010

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    Pretending to be an amputee was how I started

    my journey with biid. As a teenager, I would fold my leg up and bind it with an ace bandage. I would then put on tights and a skirt over it. I would use the crutches we had around the house, or practicing hoping bare foot or with one shoe, including a heel(surprised I didn't...
    WendiWheels WendiWheels 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2015

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    Watching For Amputee'S

    Having biid for sixty plus years, I'm always looking for amputees,whether at supermarkets,big box stores or anywhere I go out in public. I have learn from many years of experience, when you are looking and hoping to locate an amputee,9 times out of 10 they are know where to be...
    les1 les1 66-70, M 2 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I once fooled my grandmother into thinking I

    only have a right arm.One day,when I visited her house and picked up my tea,I made the mistake of using my left hand.She said nothing,but I could tell she was suspicious.Later,my uncle walked in on me ******* off.I was doing the business with my right hand but holding the phone...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Oct 8, 2014

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    Pretending With Peg Legs

    This started even earlier, but when I was about 10 years old I built myself a peg leg. I would fold up my right leg inside my pants and walk around on it. After I became proficient at it, I thought one day "what if a one legged man had an accident, and lost his other leg? If he...
    dakampw dakampw 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    Great Pretending

    As a little boy I was captivated by persons with a missing a limb or walking on crutches. I dreamed of a white long leg cast, but unfortunately I never needed one. When I had grown up I still had that strange desire of being an amputee and so I decided to buy a pair of forearm...
    roqueroque2 roqueroque2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    So this weekend I started using the men's room in public. It's a whole lot less scary than I feared. I don't pass as female so it was time but it was definitely intimidating...
    AdventureJunkie89 AdventureJunkie89 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    14 On pourra regretter sans doute chez Enzo Traverso l’absence de toute évocation de l’école de Francfort dans cette fresque historique, au regard notamment de la recherche d...
    gedguozha gedguozha 22-25, F a week ago

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    Since almost 3 year i've been involved in really bad accident who left me wihtout my left arm and my right leg both above elbow & knee with broken left leg. I woke up few days...
    haftez12 haftez12 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Hello all, I have put together an interview in the form of a survey which can be found by clicking this link: goo.gl/forms/8X8tzVy2MH It is mainly aimed at amputees and medical...
    megantissington megantissington 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Any advice is welcome So I cheated on my husband because I haven't been able to connect with him for the past year. He's never treated me anything but wonderfully, but it's been a...
    Rands664 Rands664 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    HaHa... The other night I was out to dinner and there was this couple, he was thin and his wife, i am guessing. looked like she might be 300 pounds. sitting near me.. He was...
    Veryheavygirl Veryheavygirl 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 28

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    Hello all! My name is Megan and I am a final year Product Design Student in the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland and for my major project I am interested in...
    megantissington megantissington 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    How Coyote Got His Cunning Story A great many hundred snows ago, Kareya, the Creator, sitting on the Sacred Stool, created the world. First, he made the fishes in the big...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    To me sorry is a word to express politeness. In real life I don't really apologize that much, which is not a good thing I know. But do you know why I always say sorry to you only...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F Jan 26

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    A few years ago I pretended to be a guy on this chat site, I loved it! being a guy is totally different! and I loved having a bro-ship! haha seriously, it was the best year of my...
    BarelyAdulterated BarelyAdulterated 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    As I've mentioned, in my other stories, my disability money comes in on the third of each month. It was not until later on in life, around a year or two ago, that I rediscovered...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 25

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    I was with a midget once... we pretended he was a little boy, a toddler, it was pretty erotic.
    SpoiledMissy SpoiledMissy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? I love the names Margot, Francine (Franny would be such a cute nickname), and Eliza. 2: Do you miss anyone? I miss my father everyday...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Today is pie day to those of you who don't know! I ate cheese cake in celebration and pretended that it is a pie. 
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Sadly I don't even know where to start....... I have been married for a little over a year... verbal and phyiscal abuse off and on......came close to divorcing........ he's has...
    starlight1976 starlight1976 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    It seems like it's always happening to me. I was never insecure until my best friend betrayed me. I thought I actually found my true, real, friend. But I didn't know just...
    Klouize Klouize 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I believe it is a broken part of myself that "misses" a person like this. But he was broken and hurting too. our brokenness brought us together! I suppose the right thing to do...
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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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...
    Knope77 Knope77 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Please read. I was 13 and I got on the bad side of this group of girls. There was this girl who was in bottom set for everything and was an attention seeker. However, she went to...
    funnygeeza funnygeeza 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    1. Stayed up all night 2. Cried myself to sleep 3. Played truth or dare 4. Kissed a guy (it was a dare) 5. Gotten detention 6. Dumped a bottle of water onto a teacher (it was an...
    glamorouskitten glamorouskitten 13-15, F Jan 21

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    Do you know those tender moments ? Those sweet dreams beyond this bridge? I stare at them now and they seem so far away? What I once was and what I am now. The pain residual...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 19

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    I had been talking to this guy for more than four months, we literally talked every singe day, we weren't dating but we decided to be fwb. I have feelings for him, I was falling in...
    ruthm ruthm 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Well, looking at some of these stories, maybe I don't really deserve them quite as much as others, but still any sort of help would really be incredibly meaningful and helpful. I...
    ReplacedAxe ReplacedAxe 18-21, M Jan 19

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    I always used to think that I was the type of person who lived their life a little too fast and a little too loose. All my friends were the same way. We loved too quickly and...
    MissAmbiguous MissAmbiguous 18-21, F Jan 19

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    BLUEBERRY'S DARKEST SECRET I once asked 8-year old Blueberry's her darkest secret and she said she once only pretended to be answering their seat work in class. Aww...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Jan 19

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    I find that i'm waking up more often now wondering why i'm still breathing. Often times i'll hold my breath and pray that i'll go a minute longer to end my life. There are many...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 18

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    I was made fun of by a boy at school. he was my sister's friend and he knew what I did to her so he made fun of me for my sister's sake so I pretended he beat me up and told a...
    kindaspoilt kindaspoilt 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17