Archive for Editorial

Does This Asexual Furry Not Belong in the Fandom?

Apr 23, 2014 1 Comment by

Author: Hello, Papabear! As I’m not the most eloquent tiger in the world, I’ll try to keep this letter short and sweet (but no promises). I identify as asexual and have for quite a while now. As such, anything relating to sex just doesn’t interest me, and sometimes to the point where it makes me […]

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He Should Not Have to “Control” His Sexual Needs in a Healthy Relationship

Apr 21, 2014 1 Comment by

Author: Dear Papa Bear, My best friend moved away and we used to fool around some, but casually and everything was cool. But now that he doesn’t live close anymore, I’ve fooled around with another friend, but not often and lately not at all. He’s never in the mood. I know I shouldn’t pressure him, […]

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His Family Expects Him to Choose a Nonfurry Local Girlfriend, but He’s Falling for a Long-Distance Furry

Apr 19, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, I’ve got a little bit of a problem, and I’m not sure how to go about solving it (wait, that’s the point of advice columns, isn’t it… oh). I know a girl outside of the fandom that I had previously expressed romantic interest in. My sister, my father and my friends all […]

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He Doesn’t Want to Go to College, So What Are His Options?

Apr 15, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear PB,  I just recently turned seventeen, and I’ll be a senior in high school in a matter of months, and I’m a bit ruffled over where I want my future to go. I’ve given thought to the matter and I generally don’t like many activities/hobbies, so at this point, I’m skeptical of how […]

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After Coming Out to His Straight Friend, Communication Has Collapsed

Apr 13, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Papabear, I am gay… and have been in love with my straight best friend since almost 4 years now… last year I came out to him… and shortly after confessed my feelings for him … he took it quite positively.. but after that he started avoiding me … and behaving differently … when I […]

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Should He Get Back Together with a Former Girlfriend Who Is Sending Mixed Messages?

Apr 11, 2014 1 Comment

Author: My ex-girlfriend and I were together for nearly 2 year. A few weeks before we broke up she told me about this guy that was hitting on her and buying her lil things. She started to get impatient with me and even ignored me. She, beforehand, always made a point to ask for no […]

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Furry Rants about Fan Fiction Criticisms

Apr 09, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Dear Papabear, Note: – Even though I don’t think you are a 100 % spiritual tolerated person, I still like to ask stuff, sort of now. Do you think society is getting better and more tolerance? Or is it just getting… worse? Because of what I been hearing about (People abusing critique, attacking stuff […]

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This Furry Has an Ironic Fear of Animals

Apr 07, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Hi Papabear! First, I’m sorry for my bad English. I’ll try to do my best though. So, I thing I have a really weird problem. I love furries since I was 14 (something like that), but I’m afraid of animals. I can’t even approach a dog, or I have to control myself. My question is, […]

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Don’t Let a Fight with a Former Friend Destroy Your Social Life

Apr 05, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Papabear, I had a close friendship which ended acrimoniously. I’ve accepted that it’s over, and I just want to move on. But I can’t do that if I keep being reminded of him. We’re both part of a certain furry subculture. As such, I keep seeing his name pop up in comments, or other […]

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He Wants to Counsel Others, But His Traumatic Past Is Interfering

Apr 03, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hello Papabear, This question has been on my mind for quite a while. Like you, I’m trying to help others by listening when an ear is needed, and giving advice if that might give the other a better life. This probably stems from my past, which I won’t elaborate too much on; it might […]

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He Inherited the Estate but His Aunt Is Trying to Steal It Away

Apr 01, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Dear Papa Bear, I have to say that finding your advice column may prove to be a great boon for me. My current problem is actually several problems compounding into one. I’ll begin with my accident in November; it left me with some nerve damage in my left shoulder and hand as well as a […]

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30-Something Dragon Is Having Little Luck in the Dating Scene

Mar 30, 2014 2 Comments

Author: Papabear; This is probably the most clique question you will ever be asked. Where do you find a mate? I am a but confused by some of the advice I have seen on your website and from other friends. I agree that hunting for a mate … looking for a mate exclusively is a […]

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Why Would He Want a Selfish, Untrusting Partner?

Mar 28, 2014 1 Comment

Author: Hi,  I think I messaged you a while back and I could really do with hearing some advice from another person regarding relationships. It’s starting to eat at me a bit and I want to know what I should do because I feel conflicted about the matter. You see, I got into a relationship […]

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Indecisive Furry Having Fursona Issues

Mar 26, 2014 3 Comments

Author: Haya Papa Bear, I have a problem.  I have a very indecisive personality and it normally Isn’t such a bad thing, but lately I have had so much trouble with sticking to one character as my fursona. I am never happy with it and when I finally am … I change anyway as something […]

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