*May need updating
Originally Published/Created by Amelia Nightside
February 5, 2014
I have found that many of those who are newly awakening, or even those already aware of a kin-type, often seem to be confused by what exactly Therianthropy is. Equally so, there seems to be a blurring of lines between Therianthropy, Spirit (animal) Guides, and Totem animals.
I would like to use this to explain to everyone the difference(s) between the three.
Define – First, I will define these terms, and then, if I feel it is needed, I will further explain the differences between each.
Therianthropy – This is an identity. Individuals who identify as a non-human [Earthly] animal are considered Therians. This identity most commonly is held psychologically and/or spiritually. This identity is often experienced via Shifts and species ( or sometimes body) dysphoria. This identity is often expressed via voluntary or involuntary…
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