Just a ramble/rant. I spend too much time on tumblr and sometimes things leak through my dashboard and it usually smells really bad...
There is a pretty thick line between empathy and identity. There is no benefit to trying to leap over it to "fit in" or seem more interesting or greater than any other human being. And yet, for some reason, people continue to do it.
It takes many kin years to come to a conclusion like this. Even then, they likely question it on a regular basis. There is no way it took you maybe six seconds to come to the same conclusion and consider it undeniable just because you felt empathy for something. There is an astronomically low chance of you having like, 12 kintypes, let alone that many of characters in media that just came out and we know little about. (We don't even know the pokedex entries for some of these new Pokemon, yet people are identifying as them as though it's unquestionable.) I'm not saying it should take a decade to understand who you are but I think a few days or even a week is a bit too soon to start slapping on more kintypes, especially if you already have them into the double digits.
Maybe, just maybe, you're confusing a natural sense empathy or fondness for something more intimate?
Only you can determine if you are otherkin, but don't let that make you think one or two strong feelings alone should be taken as definite confirmation. This is your identity you're talking about. Doesn't that sound important and worthy of intense thought?
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