Hello papa bear,
Here where I am living at [again] is quite undesirable. And I as a furry have quite the hard time due to the fact that my reps are not located here. When I went to school [Middle school] I very much had a problem a few weeks ago.
That day we had to represent what we actually are in a decent and creative way. Of course, I dressed up as my furry-self [but still a bit more humanoid like]. The Spanish teacher was quite worried [because I was dressed as a fox] and she sent me to the school's Counselor and my mother was there. They called her like if it was some sort of emergency like if someone had attacked me [vice versa]. And me and mum tried to explain her but she seemed quite off about the subject and said it "needed some intensive work" so she sent me to the schools social worker.
While at the social worker's office it was so uncomfortable and she just looked at me like if I was wearing some sort of voodoo doll or a demon crap of that stuff.
At this I am sent off to get some damned professional help. Just because I dressed off as a half furry fox at a creative day at school [and believe me it was decent]. Due to this now I must go for two more checks and one if them is on my b-day.
These people basically just ruined me in a way for just being scared of me because I am just a furry [and even though the subculture has time there are a few members living here],
I really need a word of advice about this... I know you can try to help me.
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Dear SonoKAI Haashia,
Let me see if I have this correct: your mother appears to know you are a furry, but your school was freaked out about it and is forcing you to see a social worker? They want you to visit a social worker twice. After that, you are done? I’m not sure how this ruins your life, other than being an inconvenience, especially on your birthday.
My advice to you would be to do the time, pretend to be “cured” by these idiots, and never wear your furry stuff at school again. They obviously can’t handle it.
The good news is that your mother seems to understand, which is MUCH more important than the bureaucratic morons at your school. Be furry with your family and your friends and consider yourself a lucky furry, because many furries have a hard time being so open with their loved ones. You have an understanding mother, be happy with that.
Papabear is sorry you live in a narrow-minded town. For now, all you can do is sigh and shake your head sadly and move on. You can get them to leave you alone by pretending the social worker has made you “see the light” and just go to school wearing the same things your classmates do. OBVIOUSLY, they were not sincere when they gave you an assignment to “be yourself.” This makes them hypocrites.
Hope this helps you cope. Please write again if I did not provide the insight you needed.
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