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When Determining What to Do in Life, Sexuality and Career Don’t Mix Well Together

Feb 17, 2015 1 Comment by

Author: Dear Papabear, First off, I just want to thank you for what you do. I discovered your site a couple of years ago and very much enjoyed reading through the questions people have sent and your thoroughly kind and thoughtful responses. I just randomly thought of you again recently and decided to write you […]

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He Feels Furry Fandom Art Is Superficial and Tacky

Feb 15, 2015 2 Comments by

Author: Good afternoon (as of February 03, 2015). I am a young male of mixed Puerto-Rican/Azerbaijani heritage, with Sunni Moslem beliefs, studying at the university level. I discovered what is called the “furry fandom” on the Internet back in 2007, and my experiences have not always been positive. For now, I will not deal with […]

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He Thinks He Might Have to Break Up with Mate Because They Don’t Have Enough in Common

Feb 13, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Hello,I’m going to get to the point pretty quickly. I am in a relationship with another guy and I love him. But I’m starting to think he isn’t “the one” since we hardly have anything in common besides the furry fandom and gaming. Plus I am the huge nerd (sorry if it doesn’t seem […]

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Her School Forbids Her to Wear a Tail

Feb 11, 2015 2 Comments

Author: Papabear,  I am in middle school and they don’t allow tails; they will be taken away. My question is: how can I find another way of showing my love of being a furry? Sincerely,Vixen Fox (age 12, Colorado)* * * Dear Vixen Fox, Your very short letter hits on a very touchy subject in […]

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He’s Gay; She’s Demisexual; Can It Work?

Feb 09, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, I’m a male furry in a relationship with a non-fur and it has been going great. She accepts me for who I am, furry and all. This sounds like a great thing but here’s the problem: I’m gay. I came to terms with it about a year ago and we’ve been together […]

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One Is Too Clingy, the Other Too Aloof; Happiness Lies in the Middle

Feb 07, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Papabear, I am in a relationship with a male who is younger then me. I am 27, he is 23. We’ve been in this relationship for awhile, about 6 years online, and we just moved in together, with his parents. The reason why I am writing is because I’m curious if I’m wrong in […]

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Falling in Love with a Fursona

Feb 05, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Hi Papabear, My name’s Bluefluffy. I’m a young gay fur and I kinda fell in love with a fursona—not with the person himself, just with the fursona, and, more specifically, one picture of him. But it’s quite useless to be in love like that. I can’t hug him, and so it’s pretty hard, but […]

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He Needs to Talk to His Non-Furry Girlfriend about Being a Furry

Feb 03, 2015 2 Comments

Author: Papabear, Here’s an interesting one, and I hope you don’t mind a novel to set this up. You’ve provided some very good info to me in the past and it’s helped me avoid a few mistakes; perhaps you can help me navigate this particular minefield? To start, I’m a fur that’s plain sick and […]

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Genderfluid Furry Wants Tips on How to Explain Herself

Feb 01, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Dear papa bear, I am a natural-born female, but I identify as genderfluid (this means at times I’ll feel female but at other times I feel like I’m a male—and should have been born one). This took some time to figure out. Now my question: As a female I’m bisexual, but as a male […]

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Imagination, the Multiverse, and the God-Self

Jan 30, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Hi. I talked to you before. I just wanted to let you guess due to my own reasons to avoid being annoying. You probably already know who I am. But I been thinking, it’s about that relationship thing we talked about a long time ago. A long time ago, you claim that having a […]

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Parents Need to Know Why He Plans to Visit St. Louis

Jan 28, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, First, I’d like to say thank you reading this, I’ve always received help on your advice. I’m going to make this to the point: for a while I’ve been planning a trip to St. Louis in the summer to see my mate. Now I have the money required and a place to […]

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Are His Fetishes Interfering with a Real Sex Life?

Jan 24, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, I’ve been a long time lurker of this site, and I’m very glad that there is an advice column specifically for Furries. It’s difficult explaining certain problems to people who are not part of the fandom, so I am very grateful My question is a sexuality issue. But before we get to […]

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At Age 13, Please Take More Time to Be a Kid and Save Worrying about Sexuality for Another Day

Jan 22, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Hey Papabear! You might remember me from a bit back (about a month or so). And thanks for your help, I made like 3 furiends!!!! So my question now is this: I am bisexual, and on my gay side I like furry. I need to tell my parents this, but they are very, very […]

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He Finds No Joy in Life

Jan 20, 2015 1 Comment

Author: Hello, Papabear. Thanks for reading my letter, I think the work you do with this website is really amazing. So here’s the thing: I been feeling bad or nothing at all, I don’t get excited about anything anymore. I don’t want to do anything, so I do nothing all day. I have books I wanted […]

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