Had to look it up too: Straight from the all knowing Wikipedia :P
"Otherkin are people who identify themselves as non-human in all but outward form, contending that they are creatures traditionally associated with myth or legend.
Some may claim to be able to shift mentally — meaning that they may experience the sense of being in their particular form while not actually changing physically. The existence of Otherkin is variably explained as being made possible through reincarnation, having a nonhuman soul, ancestry, or symbolic metaphor."
Like most she will just assume you have an overactive imagination or are doing some kind of role playing game. You can just be upfront about it and maybe print out some facts or most asked questions so she can understand better. its always best to be upfront and honest with those you love.
Otherkin are people who identify themselves as non-human in all but outward form, contending that they are creatures traditionally associated with myth or legend.
who is thelling u these or did u found out by yourself?
here's a question, from who did you inherit it?
Just curious but what's that?
thats so weird...