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He Feels Too Much Like a “Weirdo” to Ask Her Out

Aug 21, 2014 1 Comment by

Author: Dear Papabear, Before I start I want to thank you for doing this. At the moment I don’t have anybody I can talk to but I really need to get this off my chest and hope it somehow helps. Also, I tried to send you this letter a few days ago but your note […]

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Furries and HIV – Revisited

Aug 20, 2014 15 Comments by

The furry community is often perceived to be at risk of a HIV outbreak because we are closely sexually interconnected, far more so than a normal social group. Fear is a natural response. All people are naturally risk averse. We prefer to pretend that scary things like HIV don’t exist. We prefer to be ignorant. We can no longer afford this luxury.

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Should She Tell the Other Woman that He Hit on Her First?

Aug 19, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hello there, I’m so happy to find this website. Its a bliss! So my problem is I have a close guy friend and he told me not too long ago that he has a crush on a mutual friend we both have. But there was a problem. She’s still in love with her ex, […]

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Papabear Helps a Furry Pick His Fursona

Aug 17, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, How are you? I found your website while browsing the internet searching for a solution to my problem, and from what I can gather, you seem to be the right person to assist me. I have been a furry for many years now. I often participated in furry events and was also […]

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A Catholic in Italy Is Anxious about Coming Out to His Family

Aug 15, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, I really appreciate the support and advice you are giving to many people that are facing difficult times. I’m a 24-year-old Italian guy and time ago I realized I was bisexual… but mostly attracted to men. I’m still in the closet and I want to ask for your advice because I’m becoming […]

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He Reminds Papabear of Pepe Le Pew

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

Author: Hi Papa Bear. I must first admit that I really like what you are doing. To answer so many questions for so many people and don’t ask to be paid for that is something that should be really cherished by people and you deserve all my respect for doing so.  Second, I want to […]

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Child Abuse in the Past Stands in the Way of What Could Be a Happy Relationship

Aug 11, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Good Evening, Papabear My name is Sabrina and I’ve heard about you from a friend IRL and she told me you can help with problems and this one deals with my brother Kyle. He’s going out with a guy named Chris; there’s nothing wrong with him and the two of them get along so […]

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What to Do When Someone Is Suicidal and All You Have Is Their Social Media Name

Aug 09, 2014 4 Comments

Author: Dear Papa Bear, As always, the words “thank you” cannot express how grateful myself and many others are to you for reading our letters and giving us some wise advice. I have a shorter but important question today. This came up because relatively recently an online friend of mine has been having a rough […]

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Think about This before Interfering with a Friend’s Love Life

Aug 07, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papa Bear, First off, I would like to say I greatly enjoy reading your column. Now onto my problem. A few days ago, one of my friends (for simplicity’s sake, I’ll call her “Fox”) messaged me and some other friends via Facebook that she met a guy (I’ll call him “Lion”) and was […]

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Papabear Gets a Disturbing Letter 

Aug 05, 2014 4 Comments

Author: [Warning to My Dear Readers: The following letter has me more upset than almost any letter I have ever received. I am honestly and profoundly disturbed. It has nothing to do with sex or violence, but, rather, with a degree of selfishness I find difficult to comprehend. I try to always see good in […]

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Three Letters of Love Lead to a Climax

Aug 03, 2014 1 Comment

Author: [Note: The following letters were written over the course of several months. I didn't post the first couple because they were rather short, but since the third letter came in and they were all related, I decided to post them here as one letter.] Dear Papa Bear, I’m a 21 year old male and […]

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The Problem Isn’t That She Isn’t a Furry; She’s Just Not That into You

Aug 02, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hello, Papabear!  I need some relationship help, Ive been with this girl who isn’t in the Fandom I have tried to introduce her but it just didn’t appeal to her for the most part. The main issue is the fact that every date we go on she doesn’t seem to be amused in any […]

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When a Father Puts His Own Son in the Hospital for Being Gay It Is One Sign of a Society Gone Wrong

Jul 28, 2014 4 Comments

Author: Hello Papa Bear,  I’m new to the furry community, so I haven’t met any other furries yet. I would like to ask you if you got any advice for me [about] what I should do about my family.  The problem is I’ve told my dad that his only son is gay, so we had a […]

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At 12 She’s Unsure How to Introduce Her Parents to the Fandom

Jul 26, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hello, Papabear!  First off I want to thank you so much for reading this, and so many others letters and helping them, serious or not.  I have always been fascinated by Anthros, but before, during my Spring Break of this year, I’d had the same misinformation about Furries as many did. The reason this […]

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