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finding our own middle road

One aspect that I am liking is how slowly but surely over time my cross gender expression morphed from dressing up as a woman to dressing as me.

That very important change has allowed me to meld my femaleness into my personhood and create a whole human being rather than a man creating a temporary caricature of a woman.

This will change nothing in my plans not to transition but it helps me enormously in my perception of myself and how to curb my dysphoric feelings. This mental change has made me wonderfully at ease.

Ideally we should treat and acknowledge this condition early in life when your options are all open to you but barring that you need to find a formula that helps you cope and soothes or even eliminates your gender expression deprivation anxiety

Those of us who grew up in a time when very little help was available can at least take solace in today's more open environment to find ways to respect our family obligations and spousal vows while somehow being ourselves.

Not an easy road I know but there are no perfect answers in this life.




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