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Artist Is Good at Backgrounds but Frustrated His Character-drawing Skills Are Not Better

Jul 24, 2014 1 Comment by

Author: I am a scalie (lightning dragon, simply put) who is an artist that has been said to have a gorgeous expertise in backgrounds and scenery. The benefits of being an artist in this field can provide plenty of options, but it’s not usually easy to come by good networking and marketing, as any artist […]

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His Love for a Man Is Forbidden in the Unite Arab Emirates

Jul 22, 2014 1 Comment by

Author: Papabear, I am gay & no one knows. I have not come out to anyone. I wish I was straight like a normal person every single day; it drives me crazy for being like this. I just want to be normal & love girls, enjoy the normal stuff in life.  So my story is […]

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He Fell for a Guy Who Has Not Yet Come to Terms with His Sexuality

Jul 20, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, I want to start off by saying thank you for all the work you do answering people’s letters, and giving support to those in need of a warm bear hug. Your column has really helped me and many others through rough times. Thank you for taking time to read our letters, and […]

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After Helping a Furry, He’s Accused of Being a Popufur

Jul 18, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hello Papa Bear, I have a question. When I chatted with a fur he told me I’m a popufur. How is that? I don’t own a genuine fursuit. I’m not like the other popufurs. But I do lots of chats. He told me I helped him. Then he tells me I’m a popufur; I’m […]

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Cartoonist Seeks to Get Noticed

Jul 16, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hey Papa Bear, I am a freelance cartoon artist looking to get my name out there so I can start getting professional jobs. I have been a commissioned artist for many years and have recently Been submitting art pieces to various Furry convention books. I have also decided to start attending various conventions. Do you […]

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His Mother’s Alcoholism Makes Him Feel Guilty and Depressed

Jul 14, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear PB,  I’ve recently been suffering several deep bouts with depression, and I’ve taken to confiding in an older, long-distance friend who’s given sagacious advice with my situation, but it’s only been of limited help.  I’m a young adult, and I’m still plagued with mood swings and all the troubles that brings, but the […]

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He Believes a Cool Fursuit or Fursona Should Be a Relationship Requirement

Jul 12, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Papabear, There is a furry called Sky who kind of defends fursuit sex or somewhat (which is, of course, fine), but the way he does it makes it sound entirely horse-s@!#. Here is a stupid phrase he made up (I hope it’s made up): “Fall in love with the fursuiter, never fall in love […]

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Furry with SMA Fears Showing Up at a Furcon Will Upset Other Attendees

Jul 10, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Nice to meet you, Papabear! My question is probably not too unique, but it’s something I’ve been having a hard time getting any real clarity over. Without bogging you down with pages of medical jargon, I was born with a genetic disability called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, I am 100% wheelchair bound and require a […]

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She’s 12 and Struggling to Figure Out Her Fursona

Jul 08, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Papabear, I have recently became a young new furry, and I am working on my Fursona. I am an artist, so I thought my creativeness would allow me to create a detailed Fursona that I would stick with. Though, things haven’t been like that. I have the name thought out (Crystal), and the species […]

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Jul 06, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Papabear, So, I’m going to use fake names … just to try and keep this under wraps, just in case. About 17 months ago, I went into a relationship with two other furs: James and Kevin, which lasted for three months, but those three months did leave a strong imprint on myself…. After the […]

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A Rough Start in Life Does Not Mean You’re a Failure

Jul 04, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Papabear, I am 19. Through the course of my life people have made me believe it’s the year of golden opportunity for me something that defines my life forever. And I’m not doing anything with it. I wanted to go to college, but due to circumstances that didn’t work. So instead I wanted to […]

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Young Furry Yearns to Be Accepted by Parents and Best Friend

Jul 02, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papa Bear,  As you can see I’m sort of on the younger side of the fandom but this doesn’t change my love for it. I’ve been in love with anything and everything furry for almost two years now.I just recently “came out” per say, I told my parents about me being a furry. […]

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She’s Feeling Uncomfortable in Her Female Body

Jun 30, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papa Bear, I’ve got quite a personal issue I’ve never really come to a conclusion on. From a very young age, I’ve never been truly able to identify with myself as a female. When my father lived with us, he constantly discouraged me from my passion, weightlifting, terrified of the thought of me becoming “bulky.” My […]

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Things to Keep in Mind When Fursuiting Outside of a Furcon or Furmeet

Jun 28, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hey PapaBear! I am honored to be officially asking you a question on your wonderful page here. I realize I could just ask you personally, but I feel that this is a good question to put out in public, so anyone with a similar inquiry can read it and be informed as well. I […]

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