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I was exposed to the term therian 2 years ago when I was searching for answers to the way I feel and act. During that time I wanted to see if anyone felt the same as me. I've had these feelings all my life but when I was young I thought it was normal but I decided to search for more when at 21 I hadn't change a single bit. Since then I've only come across people trying to tell ME what I am. I already know what I am and only wanted to share my experience with others like me. You seem nice.
Anonymous

Your experience sounds very similar mine. Growing up not knowing anything about me was different until I was around sixteen years old. The therian communities outside of tumblr are much more constructive, I have found , than the one we have here. I have had bad experiences on some other websites and forums, but that mostly had to do with my age at the time that I tried to reach out to other therians. It’s wonderful sharing your experiences with people who might need help, or using your experience to educate people about us. That is what I strive to do with this blog.

You seem nice too :) thanks for the message!

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Hello. Vancouver Island Wolfkin stopping bye to say hi. In response to that kind of aggressive message wherein they called you a poser, I just wanted to suggest that perhaps you are a wolf in spirit, and in one of your past lives you were a raven. Like, for me, I relate to deer and horses a lot, but thats just because I have lived lives as those two creatures. .... just a thought. ---Salish

That may very well be that I was a raven in a past life, or maybe even a wolf in a past life. Who knows? I’d love to go to a hypnotist and find out about that sort of thing, but last time I tried I found out that I cannot be hypnotized.

Vancouver Island wolves are pretty spectacular :) I’m just your run of the mill timber wolf as far as I can tell. It’s pretty interesting you have identified your therio or kin type so fully. Thank you so much for messaging me! :)

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Growling wolf

Picture by Maxime Riendeau

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Teaching the World about Wolves ad for The International Wolf Center by Brian Kille

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Teaching the World about Wolves ad for The International Wolf Center by Brian Kille

sisterofthewolves:

By Katharina Dittombee

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By Katharina Dittombee

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By Andrew Skelton

kathaderon:

Metamorphosis for the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Titian’s painting portrays the Classical Greek tale of Artemis and Actaeon, turned into a stag as punishment for glimpsing the Goddess bathing.

the-midnight-carnival:

you better pray, boy, pray
because you’re prey, boy, prey
Source: vilebedeva @ deviantart.com

the-midnight-carnival:

you better pray, boy, pray

because you’re prey, boy, prey

Source: vilebedeva @ deviantart.com

wolveswolves:

By Jacki Just-Pienta

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By Jacki Just-Pienta

There are very few wolfs left on the world, and a TON of humans, so what if the excess of wolf souls gets put into humans, who have way to many bodies for the amount of human souls? Just in interesting theory I thought of to explain otherkins and why so many of them are wolfs.
Anonymous

Sorry for the super long no reply :( I used to like that theory very much myself and hey as a first thought theory it isn’t that bad. It might not add up quite as well in action though. If the theory was to hold true why aren’t there more therians with extinct theriotypes? Shouldn’t the same principles apply? There are more humans in the world now than carrier pigeons. Where are all the carrier pigeon therians then?

The abundance of wolf therians might just be because wolves have had such a close history with humans that we have come to hold such staple stereotypes for them as a species, so when someone who may be a therian has those qualities they are quick to identify as a wolfkin, when really there are hundreds of animals with qualities similar to wolves. Just a contrasting theory for you to consider :) Only real self reflection can help someone who identifies as a therian find their theriotype. It just might be that lots of therians are wolves and that’s the end of it. Thank you so much for the message!

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By Wolf Mountain Sanctuary

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By Wolf Mountain Sanctuary