"Yes, back in the days of dial up AOL I/we used chat rooms too. Once I realized I could manifest my alter ego online and I could "make him real" it started a slippery slope for me. I invented all sorts of back story for him and life events…"
"I've never played that game, but I used to create fake social media accounts for my alter ego and interacted with people I/we met online that way. I've stopped because I felt so guilty pretending to be someone I'm not to everyone I…"
"I can see that, but for me, it's a desperate attempt to escape from reality, not so much an inability to express myself. I've MD'd (is that a word? lol) off and on since elementary school, and in hindsight, it's almost always the…"