Coming Out as a Mermaid or Cosplayer

Coming Out of the Cosplay Closet and Telling your Family you're a Mermaid: Telling your friends and family that you want to be (or are) a mermaid or cosplayer can be an awkward conversation to have, though it is one that most everyone in the costuming community is faced with. How do you initiate the conversation? What if your family thinks it's weird? Let me tell you a little bit about my mermaiding "coming out story" and share with you some of my tips on how to go about having this dreaded chat. Don't worry... you can do this!! 

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Fear and Uncertainty - The Thoughts of a Mermaid

Fear, Uncertainty, and Making Silly Choices: Purchasing my Silicone Mermaid Tail and deciding to pursue mermaiding as a profession was a horrifying thing for me to do. It was so reckless! It has cost me a HUGE amount of money and quite frankly... it was a super foolish decision! But I don't regret it for a second and here's why. 

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