Does anyone feel out of place when it comes to the community at large? I sometimes feel like I'm out of touch with the things that everyone seems to love most about this hobby. I don't "bond" with my dolls, nor do I find them personally attractive, and I don't necessarily care about the "personality" inside of them. I do not think they're real, I just find them as I would find any other collector item ; pretty. Of course, I create characters out of dolls, and have my own elaborate worldbuild outside of them, but when it comes to the doll itself, I feel bad for viewing it as almost nothing more than an artistic outlet and character-driven decoration. I don't "play" with my dolls, and any joy I feel towards them is more about knowing how much time I spent waiting for them and the time I've spent crafting for them. I feel bad for sometimes feeling unnerved when other collectors are super into their doll's personality, and use them as emotional support objects ; but I know that they probably find me just as weird in turn. Does anyone else feel a little different from the other hobbyists around them?