It's All Inside My Head...

I know that imaginary friends are for little kids, and that they say you grow out of it. Well, evidentally not. When I was around 8 years old, I made up a friend to "talk" to inside my head. I named her Loretta, and created a unique personality for her. When I turned 13, I decided I no longer was in need of "Loretta" and hence forgot about her.

But now, I'm 18 years old, and recently I have came up with a completely new friend. Her name is Anya. The way I picture her is with a very thin figure, bleach blond hair, and gorgeous blue eyes. She's sweet, caring, and understanding.

My imaginary friends aren't like the ones kids create to play with. Mine are here to talk to me and help me through tough situations. I know it's weird, but when I feel very alone or just need someone to talk to, I go to "Anya" and "talk" to her inside my head. The weird thing is that I don't feel like I make up the conversation... I feel like someone is actually responding to my questions and  REALLY talking back with me.

Maybe it's just me giving a personality to my inner self or something? Even though I'm sure this isn't quite normal, I don't think this qualifies me as "crazy."

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5 Responses Apr 21, 2009

>I don't feel like I make up the conversation...<br />
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Yeah I get that a lot to with my imaginary friends~.<br />
It's interesting, isn't it?

"we all had an imagianary friend when we were young at somepoint."<br />
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uh, yeah, that's not true at all. I never had one either. That's what EP is for, to let people share their differences and to avoid making generalizations like this one...

we all had an imagianary friend when we were young at somepoint.<br />
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if you still have one it doesn't matter because you have someone that makes you feel better.

Pending on who you talk to, sometimes imaginary friends are very real and they are called spirit guides. So if you have a guide that is helping you then be glad for it and remember to thank them when you can.<br />
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No, you aren't crazy, but maybe talking with a therapist would help. <br />
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And I am sooo NOT imaginary!! :P