After taking the survey "ABDL Checklist: Survey of your interests" I find myself thinking that there's a big difference between "DL only" and "*BDL". Speaking for myself, I am not really interested in regressions, being babied etc. Granted, I love being taken care of - who doesn't?! But whenever I find myself role playing it's always in a D/S kind of way. For me wearing diapers and related clothing is more of a form of cross dressing (at the risk of repeating myself) with a strong element of self-caring.
I wonder what others' experience is. Please share how you see yourselves in regards to this question. Is there an element of age, where older folks are more into diapers as a fetish and younger folks more into the identity and role playing elements? Is it not related to age at all?