Re: [furries-290] Acceptance

From: user 2.
Sent on: Monday, January 9, 2012 6:08 PM
Well this is definitely how I feel. Just before I went to my first furmeet in early December I wasn't exactly in the best mood. And on the way over I was extremely nervous because I kept thinkin "What if these people don't accept me?" But it turned that they were actually pretty accepting and it was really too bad that I had to leave early that night. It's been awhile since the last meet now and and I've GOTTA get to the next one.

From: Tyler <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Monday, January 9,[masked]:52 PM
Subject: RE: [furries-290] Acceptance

Can I go?
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Snowmeow <[address removed]> wrote:

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>Fur meets are fun and conventions. when I go to a meet or a convention I can be who iam and no one cares. I can meow or growl or whatever and no one cares infact they join me at times. Ive ment alot of awsome furs through out the years. Iam happy when im with my furry friends. We do get along really good its becouse we all have something in common We are all furs.
> > Subject: Re: [furries-290] Acceptance
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>> Date: Mon, 9 Jan[masked]:07:36 -0500
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>> I want to go
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>> Aesop <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> >I love every meet I go to. I've never had so many good friends. I am also one of those random straight furs tooooooo
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>> >On Jan 9, 2012, at 1:04 PM, Blaidd Gwyn <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> >> I have seen a few people comment that they were feeling down, then went to a Meet and it cheered them up. I experienced this myself this last weekend at Razzy's birthday / bowling ... thing. I talked to my roommate about this, and we came to an interesting conclusion. The reason we feel better at a Meet is acceptance. Being with a group of furries is the only time in my life that I feel completely accepted, no matter who or what I am. A lot of us are gay, some of us are bi, I think there's even one or two that are straight (I could be wrong though)... and there's probably a few that would qualify as "other". And you know what? Nobody CARES. The same works for species. I'm a wolf. I was a wolf before I admitted to being furry. I've meet folfs, dragons, dinosaurs, wolves, more wolves, oh there's another wolf, some cats, even a skunk and a raccoon. And none of it matters. When someone asks me what species I am, I don't feel like they're cataloging me, or categorizing, or deciding where I fit in... It's because they want to know ME. I don't have a suit yet, and that's fine. Some people do have suits, and that's fine. Some people have really awesome semi-realistic suits, and that's fine. Some people have outrageous and/or comical cartoony suits, and that's fine. No matter who or what you are, no matter who or what I am, nobody judges each other, nobody splits up into cliques, etc. I could go on and on, but I'll stop here. The point is, when I go to a fur meet, I am the most comfortable and have the most fun I ever have in my life, and I'm very grateful to have found this group.
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