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I Pretended To Be An Amputee

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 64 People

    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 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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    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 4 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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, M Oct 8, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Jan 4

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hey everyone. Another update. (For those of you who don't know I had both my arms amputated several months ago due to cancer). I won't be able to pursue prosthetics for awhile, it...
    shelbyr90 shelbyr90 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am actually not an amputee. But I am going to college to study biomedical engineering and am very interested in prosthetics. If any of you have suggestions on improvements for...
    justme1996 justme1996 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi its been nearly a year since i lost my arms and 2 years since i lost my legs and been cancer free for a year too. It has taken a lot to get use to life as a quadruple amputee...
    91bhill 91bhill 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So i pretended to be guy ! Thought im a girl :( My story started in the month of april where i was so bored and created a fake account of a guy "i dont know why i did that"but to...
    Chateu10 Chateu10 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I was born missing my right hand so growing up I've always felt anxious when it came to dating "normal" people. When is it the right time to let them know?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 22

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    I am a bilateral bka and I am going to buy some new suspension sleeves. Any suggestions about which ones have lasted the longest for you? Interested in comfort too.
    elephantfan elephantfan 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Almost couldn't drive....but it was a great day!!
    babybump71 babybump71 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Will be 50 next year and really never thought I would end up where I am now. While I do have a job and can support myself, I'm also now a double amputee, living alone and have...
    25off 25off 46-50, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    This was in response to a post but I cannot stop thinking about it. Help, please! I am disabled, a bilateral below the knee amputee since 2008. My husband wants a divorce. He lives...
    iker4u iker4u 36-40 Apr 16

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    I have always wanted to be an amputee ever since I was a little girl. We all have dreams for when we grow up but my dream was a little different than everyone else's. I was to...
    Stumplover123 Stumplover123 36-40 5 days ago

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    I have been pretending for so long to be happy with my life, I have pretended for so long to be happy and grateful for this 'gift' called life that I apparently received from God...
    live2014 live2014 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I just love to be touched. One day when my brother had some friends sleeping over they went into my room to ask if they could take my xbox over to his room. That was the time that...
    CindyNude CindyNude 18-21, F 24 Responses Apr 26

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    i went to a party with my friend. I know there would be drinking at this party and i am underage and have never drank before. I didnt think this party was going to be any fun cause...
    ryrymc102 ryrymc102 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I dreamt of another girl. A different one. This time, I was walking in shorts in another forest, walking bare foot on grass. I came to a waterfall and there I saw her. She was...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M Apr 6

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    Okay, I’m sixteen, and just recently on the last day of school before Spring Break I was riding the school bus home. There was this cute fourteen year old boy, Jules, who sat on...
    TheDarkestZero TheDarkestZero 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    And my blood-bound relatives are not family to me at all. Most of my life, my mom shut me out and pretended like I was nothing but a piece of useless garbage. She would even say...
    SamanthaJC SamanthaJC 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    A couple months ago I moved to St. Louis with mother to start homeschooling and speed up my high school career. I had a boyfriend back home who I loved more than anything. He and I...
    mtaywools mtaywools 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I was around 7 or 8 years old. My parents joined the choir and I was to sit with my aunt during the service. I admit I was being bratty, fidgety, and maybe a little cocky knowing...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    well this happened about a year ago, it was about 11 pm and the rest of my family was asleep, so I decide to crack open my "hidden stash" some light brown heels with suede socks...
    Heels4reals Heels4reals 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I have no idea why things suddenly turned this bad. Before I confessed to my teacher, we used to be very close. Chat and hang out everyday every weekend, even gave each other...
    Karinyu0422 Karinyu0422 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I feel awful that I have essentially joined the parabola of mothers who think of her step children as little monsters. However, I actually feel semi-justified in how I feel on this...
    sunnyshellkitty sunnyshellkitty 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    My husband pretended to be the good Christian husband for 20 yrs. The devoted husband. It was a well planned lie. He was a cunning cheater. There were many signs but never a...
    trinny61 trinny61 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    First of all, I want to thank the person who created this group, it's good to not be on your own... I'm grateful that people in this world will listen to me with their attentive...
    anacastlebeach anacastlebeach 13-15 2 Responses Apr 10

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    "Our love is a miracle!" That is how I perceived it is. Our story began when I was 27. I was hired as a secretary in a Theology School. He was one of the bosses in that school. We...
    TweetTart TweetTart 36-40 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I am a catfish. I've been doing it since before it had a name. It's gotten worse.ive pretended to be a girl raina for over a year and ruined lives. Help help help me. I cannot stop...
    janeway1 janeway1 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11

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    On Saturday my step gramma took my sister and I out to see Cinderella, which was okay, though I pretty much hate princesses. Afterwards though, we went back to her house (my...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Apr 11