When Tony was little, his mother always said to hide what he was from the world. She taught him the ropes, made sure he knew how to control his instincts to howl into the night.
But she couldn't protect him forever, even less so after her demise.
Thankfully, Tony is not a helpless child. Even if he sometimes behaves like one.
(Cross-Post from Ao3. Avengers Fanfic)