Challenging The Legitimacy of an Otherkin IdentityNote that I will not be making any distinctions between "otherkin" and "therians" in this essay. They both stem from the exact same idea and can and will be used synonymously. Challenging The Legitimacy of an Otherkin Identity by Colorless-Glaceon
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Maybe I'm close-minded, and while I won't claim to know anyone better than they know themselves, I do feel the need to question the people (particularly the tweens and teenagers) who identify as "something other than human". If you do feel yourself to be an otherkin, or "support" their ideals, you're quite welcome to prove me wrong in the comments section after you've read this, only not before.
For those of you who feel you are something other than a human, in the first place, we can prove that you are, as a matter of fact, a human being. Although you may feel like a wolf or a dragon or a housefly at heart, feelings do not define what one is- especially if they are vague in definition and/or reasoning, and contradict reality. Also, I should remind you that only human beings have de