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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    What a wild year it has been. New prosthetic service provider who put me through a lot of grief. On-going struggles to communicate effectively with him. Dealing with comments and...
    purplepiano25 purplepiano25 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    On May 1st my life changed forever. I had a ear infection that cause me to go septic. I was in a coma for 3 months and woke minus my legs below my knees. Tried to get legs but due...
    wheelchairscantholdmedown wheelchairscantholdmedown 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am 15 years old and have pretended to be pregnant twice. I love stuffing things like shirts up my tight tops, it makes me feel so good. But I never want to be really pregnant as...
    CatalinaPetrova CatalinaPetrova 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Here is an update on my latest fun times. The first one was out of town at my usual hotel and two were in my home town at a local hotel. Each time I rented a suite. It is well...
    Rmetruck Rmetruck 51-55, M Jun 28

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    So I thought it would be good to introduce myself. I've been a bilateral bka for a couple of years now. I'm also a college student and an adventurer! I do mountain biking, rock...
    elephantfan elephantfan 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    In 1997 I was in a terrible auto wreck. It was over summer break from college, and my friend was showing off her new sports car when we lost control. Even though its nearly twenty...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well if you consider putting a volleyball in your shirt to act pregnant, then yes.
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Well, pretty much I've been looking for somewhere to share my odd story, so I hope some people can relate in some way. So when I was in middle school the iPhone was all the rage...
    imanoddone imanoddone 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I've gone into a packed walmart while fully dressed pregnant, it was an extremely nerve wrecking experience but the same time it felt awesome to be able to walk in public with my...
    Lovethembig Lovethembig 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'd love to chat with some girls that pretend to be pregnant
    Lovethembig Lovethembig 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    So I thought it would be good to introduce myself. I've been a bilateral below knee amputee for a couple of years now. I'm also a college student and an adventurer! I do mountain...
    elephantfan elephantfan 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I suppose that more importantly your delusion allows you to pretend your behaviour never happened. All those times you backed down like pvssys from fights. All those threats of...
    RichardTouchesUpLittleBoys RichardTouchesUpLittleBoys 41-45 1 Response Jun 28

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Abrielle 2: Do you miss anyone? Yes 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? i would thank you 4: Ever been told “it’s not...
    Borntobedevilcute Borntobedevilcute 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I watched this video that shows what kind of world we live in. People are so consumed in other things besides the health and emotions of others. A boy pretended to be homeless...
    EllsImElls EllsImElls 13-15, F Jul 3

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    (Jay and Surprises) My stories between Jay and I will still linger on even though I am not as infatuated as I was before. This is just for the readers and the experience. We're...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My mother was never physically abusive, but she certainly emotionally abused and neglected us. If I would write down everything that she did, then I would have one unbelievable...
    LostMittens LostMittens 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Everyone's gone now, No one is left here, I'm alone like I always have been, And forever alone I shall be, I thought you cared, Cared more then others, But I know that I can be...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F Jun 23

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    It's not to trick anyone, or embarass someone. I sometimes make female profiles because I feel split inside in some way. Part of me is male, loves trucks, shooting, and playing...
    SamSomething SamSomething 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I'm new at how this works, I just shared another experience but it showed me that only one person would see it I think because I made up the experience... so I guess I'll share...
    SamSomething SamSomething 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 23

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    I love to fill out surveys and make creative or inspiring surveys for others to find out about me in creative ways. Here are some surveys I made and filled out years ago when I was...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    We were best friends for two years. We worked together and hung out everyday. We got in a fight because I told her I didn't approve of what she was doing. She would shoot up heroin...
    spac3cadet spac3cadet 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I guess I chose this because I have always pretended to be okay. People at work and school always say... why are you so happy all the time? You are always smiling even on Monday...
    PretendingImOk PretendingImOk 18-21, F Jun 24

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    Six Months Ago, on Christmas Day, at 7:30 PM, Unjusted and I met irl for the first time. It was an awkward meeting. We had chatted extensively online for several months in the...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 25

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    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Today~~~~~~~~~~~ Today..He sat next to me! he said " today I want to be close to you!" and smiled :)..so he sat between me and the guys and literally stuck his...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Jun 26

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    Wow idk what's up with people recently. I have a bunch of people messaging me under the impression that I don't want to speak to them or I don't care about them. That just isn't...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jun 26

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    I have no way to put it other than.. my mom acts like a crazy person. I recently moved out of our home town to a smaller city for a higher level sports team. I loved the sport and...
    ihaveacrazymom ihaveacrazymom 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    One of my best friend that is a boy has this really ugly girlfriend.he is two years older than me and his sister is my best friend.i told my friend that I liked her brother she...
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Jun 27

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    It would be cool to have an older brother who could threaten the few guys who've pretended to have an interest in me, but really just wanted to get in my pants.
    forgiveyouforgetyoutheend forgiveyouforgetyoutheend 13-15, F Jun 27

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    This is me The me I left behind The me I covered up w/ fake smile & lies The me that I pretended not to see As if I were blind...I couldn't rewind...Paused on the me I unselfishly...
    silvermoon9619 silvermoon9619 16-17, F Jun 27

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    When I was 14 nearly every girl had a boyfriend but me and a friend. I never really cared for a relationship, but did have some thoughts on trying it out. So when ,Let's call him...
    Chocoloto Chocoloto 22-25, F Jun 28

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    So... on top of my crazy vacation, which began with a compelling reason for me to start acting as if my so called "hallucinations"as real after at least 5 years of being in...
    Redstrings Redstrings 18-21, F Jun 28

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    The girl who i have always been loving. It first started when i was in nursery.. 6 years young. By each day i arrive from school i would visit my grand parents house.. then i...
    ronxavier ronxavier 70+, M Jun 29

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    The girl who i have always been loving. It first started when i was in nursery.. 6 years young. By each day i arrive from school i would visit my grand parents house.. then i...
    ronxavier ronxavier 70+, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    He was in the midst of a divorce when I met him. Then he went back to his wife. I left him and went back to school. Then he left her and begged to get back together. That's...
    tmonroe666 tmonroe666 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I sat on my twin bed, my purple walls surrounding me, the clanks from the kitchen making me more and more tense, every foot step in the hallway making my heart race, I ached to...
    Chainlove Chainlove 18-21, F Jun 29

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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