I wonder if psychologically it is akin to crossdressing, another activity which has never held any particular allure for me.
And although we fully trust the A Girl assertion that "And yes, I am...
When you think about it, most of us have at least slightly different personalities on-line.
(I think I'll ask about this on MPSIMS.) Nobody really cares who here has penises or wombs (or neither or both) except on the flirting thread, so whether you call yourself male or female online is more reflective of your gender (the roles you play) than your sex (your biology.) If a man wants to act online in ways that society calls feminine, and wants to be treated in those roles, I think it would be more accurate for her to call herself "she".
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I think mostly I was curious to see if: - We men really were the testosterone-addled, slavering skirt-chasers that I suspected (Would I get more on-line attention with a female nickname?
Because I think that if your friend's friend was pretending to be a woman in a sex chat room, then he was probably doing it just "for kicks", like he said, to see what would happen.
I don't think it's a sign of a serious dysfunction.