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I Pretended To Be An Amputee

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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 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

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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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    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 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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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 Feb 25, 2013

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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 1 Response Jun 24

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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 1 Response May 20, 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 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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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 70+, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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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 3 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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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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    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 2 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    I have been an above knee amputee for three years now. Though it was my decision to be an amputee I never really knew how hard it would be. I have been through soo very very much...
    justshawn77 justshawn77 31-35, F Aug 18

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    I was diagnosed with malignant tumors-osteosarcoma- in both of my arms about a a year and a half ago. They were localized, and treated with radiation. The treatment was successful...
    shelbyr90 shelbyr90 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Hi since I last posted on here I have gone through several surgeries and have ended up having both arms amputated at the shoulders. I have been a quadruple amputee for a couple of...
    91bhill 91bhill 22-25, M a week ago

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    After this past year of craziness re fittings, I'm heading out to FL to POA. I think their brand of socket may be the answer. I've been looking for solutions for over 40 years...
    purplepiano25 purplepiano25 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    My first kiss was kinda awkward. I was in the 6th grade. For a girl my age I was pretty tall. I could have passed on for an eighth grader. Well anyways I attended a sleep over for...
    YouDaOne23 YouDaOne23 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't actually. These sorts of sayings make me laugh. Obviously, it's not meant literally, because if it was it would rather offensive to amputees...
    OpenMindedGirl1 OpenMindedGirl1 31-35, F Aug 2

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    I suffer from BIID and wanted to talk with others about this. Mine affects two parts of my body and I've been fortunate enough to have one of them removed. I had my lower left...
    needitoff needitoff 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    My childhood was hell. No family and no friends. Just bullies who had nothing beater to do than steal my clothes or knock me off my bike. When I was 12 got beaten up really badly I...
    Skye1997 Skye1997 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    This will take a bit. 1. What would you name your future daughter? idk yet. that's gonna take some time to think about lol 2. Do you miss anyone? unfortunately :/ 3. What if I...
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I hate the people who said it was okay, it wasn't my fault, and allowed me to be victimized. I hate the people who told me that it was okay that I have depression. Because...
    YesterdayIsOver YesterdayIsOver 13-15, F Aug 9

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    My 3 favourite moments in the last 6 months have been the 3 tough guys who...... 1)this guy was staring at me and when I started staring back at him he pretended he was looking at...
    RichardTouchesUpLittleBoys RichardTouchesUpLittleBoys 41-45 Aug 15

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    Isn't it amazing that a single moment in time can flip a switch inside of us and nothing is ever the same? I can think of a hundred things that might have affected me in a...
    kayleew2000 kayleew2000 18-21 14 Responses Aug 16

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    So it started a while ago. My cousin was ten and I was eleven. We were having a sleepover, like we usually did, and we were laying in bed. It was late in the night, and earlier...
    Amshuu Amshuu 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I made people on the internet fall in love with. I did it because I wanted to feel loved and worthy. I pretended that i loved those people but I did not. I know I 'abused' people...
    appelpeer appelpeer 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Dearest My Lawyer, I've always admired many things about you. That remains. But we must stop anything between us so you can focus on the things that you intend to do. You don't...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I'm almost always distracted.I was grown in a pretty problematic family and beaten by them a lot, and remember my very first daydreams as a child were about "me making traps...
    SorryWhatDidYouSay SorryWhatDidYouSay 22-25 Aug 3

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    Today at work (I work at a fast food restaurant), I really stuffed my face with free food from mess up orders. I could see my coworkers kept giving me disgusted looks and kept...
    slightlypudgy slightlypudgy 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    1. I have two birth certificates and one of them is my real name and the other was a mistake made by a nurse 2. I'm straight but I want to see how it feels to kiss a girl/ just...
    hummingbirds14 hummingbirds14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    If your walls could talk what would they say? The walls of my childhood bedrooms would tell a story of a seemingly normal boy, regular life, loving family, but he partook in an odd...
    drpepper666 drpepper666 26-30, M Aug 4

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    This is a weeks dream so bare with me lol. And not like a day dream. No like I was sleeping and he got in their somehow *sigh* okay so I was like in a mall or something and I guess...
    Alisenpai Alisenpai 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Last night I dreamed that a man came up to me and started talk to me.Then she kissed me just like that. We went to the city. He's seemed too perfect. He's gave me cigarette. He's...
    Th1nButt3rfly Th1nButt3rfly 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    When I was younger in spite of my parents always fighting I also was always going to the hospital for my critical asthma I was like 4-6 days a week always in the hospital with...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 7

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    Hi I'm Kyle and im 14 with blonde hair. well, to cut the story short, my sister who is 28 doesn't live at home anymore. She still has a bedroom at my house though and stays very...
    Kyle2000 Kyle2000 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    Sometimes my neighbors leave their blinds pulled up and walk around half or fully naked... The wife isn't quite my type but I still enjoy the depravity of peeking... Not too...
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M Aug 7

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    One day my girlfriend went out for sometime and i was naked, i was naked, i called her back but she went very quickly, then bell rang, i though she came back, i open the door...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Like I said before if ur on his good side ur ok but when ur on his bad side........bad things will start to happen. this morning I was sooo tired, I slept for like an hour and then...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    A few days ago I saw a bag from a jeweler that I have never seen before at my boyfriends house in his clothes drawer where we share the space. I pretended I didn't see anything but...
    juliellanos juliellanos 26-30, F Aug 8

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    I was surrounded by people and I did it very silently. I pretended like everyone else to be just one of the victims. Great satisfaction out of it XD
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 8

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    For many years, I had self esteem issues. When I was about 12 or 13 I tried not eating to lose weight. This only lasted about 2 to 3 days. It was a horrible thing to do to myself...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I think it was a combination of everything being picked on, marginalized, bullied relentlessly, sexual harassment,not saying anything for so long. feeling like no one accepted me...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    One day my girlfriend went out for sometime and i was naked, i was naked, i called her back but she went very quickly, then bell rang, i though she came back, i open the door...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 8

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    One day my girlfriend went out for sometime and i was naked, i was naked, i called her back but she went very quickly, then bell rang, i though she came back, i open the door...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8

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    One day my girlfriend went out for sometime and i was naked, i was naked, i called her back but she went very quickly, then bell rang, i though she came back, i open the door...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Aug 8

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    This is the first time I didn't feel euphoric after being with him. I was excited when we spoke yesterday that I was going to see him this morning. As usual, it was wonderful. I...
    lavc lavc 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 9

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    We've first met when I was a Grade IV student and since he's one year younger than me, he was Grade III at that time. I'll just call him V. Our families had been close since then...
    undeniablyMe28 undeniablyMe28 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I'm 16, my name is Ken-Áilu by the way, and I'm currently trying to get this out since, well, I feel to let someone know and hopefully not make same mistakes as I did and do...
    Knailu Knailu 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 9

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