I Am A Transgender Person

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    I was recently asked by another EP member

    if I was a cross dresser or transgendered. . .even though it clearly states on my profile that I am transgendered I guess I can understand why I was asked the question as many cross dressers also identify themselves as trans. So to be clear. . .I consider myself a non-op...
    Jacquietg Jacquietg
    51-55, T
    12 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    MtF, are you crossdresser

    or transgender woman? Honestly if you can tell people, you're transgender without being dress feminine or any makeup on a regular basis then its believable. Look in mirror, tell your friends, and family your transgender as yourself without any indication of being feminine then...
    KatrinaBoyer41 KatrinaBoyer41
    41-45
    6 Responses Feb 20

    Hi! It's more some kind of question.

    .. I've started wearing girl clothes when I was about... 10/11 years old, and I'm 15 years old now. I always loved wearing them.... As soon as my family left the house, I ran upstairs to wear my sister's clothes .... I even got a locker full of her old clothes (bras, panties...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 5

    I am not shoure how this will sound.

    I am trans I am stuck at a piont,lost my job which means I lost my health care too. I can't afford to see the dr. on my new pay. Been threw a marriage that has ended, we finale in 30 days. I truly loved her. my dad is not wanting me to transgtion he thinks it's b.s. the things...
    kayakingneverends kayakingneverends
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Apr 4

    I'm curious about the costs of transitioning in

    Europe, does any one have any links or info they could provide? Google hasn't been all that helpful in finding what I'm looking for
    ClarityDawn ClarityDawn
    22-25, M
    Mar 15

    got served in a shop yesterday

    and got called sir for the first time and i started crying it just felt right
    everchanginghair everchanginghair
    18-21, T
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2015

    I have a bother that is a mtf trengender is

    that what we have in common
    bauer02 bauer02
    18-21, T
    13 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    I'm a few sessions away from being.

    .. diagnosed? Is that the word? I don't know, but I do have some questions. First, how long does it take to transition? Is it the same amount of time for everyone? Also, how painful is surgery? I know they put you under, but afterward has to be painful, right? How long does that...
    jASPERc jASPERc
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 4

    So yesterday I was in a plus size women's store,

    looking at some jean, because of the way a looking at them a sales associate asked me if I was shopping for myself, she then asked it I wanted to try them, which I did, she so so very nice and helpful as was everyone in the store they made me feel very welcome. When finished...
    DawnR59 DawnR59
    56-60, T
    9 Responses Nov 29, 2014

    hi fam :) does anyone have an insurance company

    they would recommend for my transition? the company I go with now doesn't cover therapy or htr
    ClarityDawn ClarityDawn
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 21

    I take Pueraria Mirifica,

    it is a root found only in northern Thailand whose extract promotes breast growth. It's also great for the hair, skin and nails.
    sjm8294 sjm8294
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 11

    While I have lived as myself now

    for some years, with only my close family knowing my secret, I still felt hollow inside knowing that the large conservative family I grew up in was missing from the reality of my change in life.Each year when I got my invitation to the family reunion it just broke my heart that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses May 18, 2015

    I like to identify as

    both male and female but I like to lean more towards the masculine side. I'm going through some rough times right now with this.. I kinda want some transgender internet friends that I can talk to.. I don't know... I just need some support right now.. I might not respond for an...
    madmatty1 madmatty1
    13-15, T
    3 Responses Mar 10

    I had to pop on and write this quickly.

    As you may know I came out to my parents about my dressing and desire to be a woman full time. We were opening gifts this morning and I received a beautiful back dress from my Mum, it's absolutely stunning. I actually cried and Mum said for me to try it on. It fits wonderfully...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Dec 25, 2014

    Okay , so I am not "out" yet,

    I mean none of my friends or family knows other than my wife that is. But lots of professional people know, my doctor, hair stylist, nail girl, Ect. Well Tuesday I was seeing a new doctor (dermatologist) for the first time. And she was rather confused at first. Because...
    DawnR59 DawnR59
    56-60, T
    2 Responses Jan 22, 2015

    Hey everybody. I feel like I am transgender.

    I havent said that at all before so this is the first time. However, I dont want to be labelled as that forever. I just wanna be a guy you know? I dont always want to have to say to people "Hi, I'm transgender." I just want to be who I have always been on the inside which is...
    ItzaMazz ItzaMazz
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 20

    I look in the mirror

    and see stubble and it has to go. My arms and legs grow long dark hairs and I have to shave. I spend hours every week after I shower standing by the bathroom sink covered in shaving cream and shaving. Shaving my life hours away. Sometimes I wonder why, why I feel the need to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I am taking therapy. I hope to save money

    for top sugery. I like girls. I Also hope To save money for bottom sugery and a tummy tuck.
    Kenn2 Kenn2
    16-17
    Apr 16

    I'm coming out today

    as my true self and I am excited and scared for my new journey. I know that in the end this is what I'm supposed to do. I am going to be going by Alexis now!
    Al3xis29 Al3xis29
    18-21, M
    10 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    Okay so last night I came out

    as transgender for the first time, to someone other than my wife, therapist, or other professional. If was actually a friend. An old friend from where we used to live. Also it was a guy which was really hard for me as I don't like men I don't trust them( yes lots of baggage...
    DawnR59 DawnR59
    56-60, T
    12 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    Ok really don't like going to the store to get

    stuff on Sundays kids slowly walk by and take a look I almost said some thing back
    kayakingneverends kayakingneverends
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 6

    So My girlfriend and me finally agreed on

    having my reassignment surgery done next year!!!!!!! I had to reschedule it because we weren't sure how it was going to work. She told me I could have my surgery over a really nice dinner on the beach last night <3. I am so glad to have this woman in my life. We have been...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 19, 2015

    I am 17 this year. I am a FtM Transgender.

    My family thinks I'm just a tomboy and that it is just a phase. My Mum and Dad have accepted the fact that I'm prefer a more masculine haircut, and dressed as a boy (they do not think i'm a tomboy). But I couldn't pick up the courage to come out to my parents about me being a...
    callmeKAI callmeKAI
    16-17, T
    Mar 1

    I'm no trans-gendered

    but I was wondering if there are many trans-gendered people here born girls? seen a lot of people born boys but not many born girls.
    TempleBarGirl TempleBarGirl
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 24

    This all started for me at age 11 I was at home

    by myself and Just happened to look by my older sister's room and saw her panties in her Landry hamper knowing no one would be home for a few hours I stped in and turned on the light I then took off my shirt pants underwear and socks then slide up the panties (my older sister...
    TrinaJenniferStewart TrinaJenniferStewart
    13-15, T
    Apr 14

    i've been getting misgendered a lot lately.

    told i'm confused, & yelled at by people insisting i'm something i'm not. i know these people are just ignorant & i shouldn't listen to them, but it isn't easy. i don't know what i'm asking for here, i guess i just need some support from people who know what i'm going through...
    cymmetry cymmetry
    22-25, T
    5 Responses Mar 5

    My journey to becoming

    who I am today: I had always felt different from other boys all my life. In 6th grade, I saw that my sister left her shorts out one night. I decided to try them on. It felt so great inside. I feel liberated. This made me realize I needed to be a girl. over the course of 6th and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Oct 12, 2015

    i am looking for a transgender pen pal.

    just so i dont feel lost or alone someone that can help me boost my confidance and visversa . just another transgender friend i can talk to share secrets and hopefully become good friends with. if you would like to be my penpal please pm me or comment
    krista46 krista46
    18-21, T
    7 Responses Jan 7, 2015

    I'm trans was born male

    but changed sex coz males are pervs and sex mad and this way I get to **** girls and males can perv on me I've gotten so many msg and friend requests since changing gender
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 25
    oftenunconscious oftenunconscious
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Mar 3

    remember how brave you are

    for being yourself.
    cymmetry cymmetry
    22-25, T
    1 Response Mar 9

    today someone told me to kill myself

    because i'm trans. it's really effected me & i'm definitely not okay.
    cymmetry cymmetry
    22-25, T
    8 Responses Mar 9

    how do I even start? I have recently come to

    the realization that I am Transgender. but I am so confused on how I get it started.shoulf I take things slow or should I jump into it and cross dress. what should I do how do I start my life as a transgender person?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 5

    Im Rachel, born and raised in michigan,

    I'm a m/f and currently 18, i knew i was different from all the other boys as a kid, i never felt like i fit in or liked all things other boys liked, i didn't like sports or videogames. i loved to play with my sisters toys and clothes and that was when i was truly happy. When my...
    tooshylove tooshylove
    18-21, T
    11 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    I finally came out!!!

    I told my mom and my dad and my sister and all my friends. They're all ok with it!!! :3
    SpideyGirl6918 SpideyGirl6918
    18-21, T
    44 Responses Jan 13, 2015

    i was born in wrong body

    now im shelly
    francisp1 francisp1
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Apr 9

    I am a transgendered woman,

    and for the last 6 days I've worn nothing but women's clothes. And no one knows , I mean I have on women's athletic shoes and socks, pants and (tee) shirts and panties . And unless someone looks very closely they'd never know . I feel so good . Better than I ever have. Not...
    DawnR59 DawnR59
    56-60, T
    7 Responses Nov 18, 2014
    Jakesantiiinked Jakesantiiinked
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    does anyone know how hrt

    and diabetes interact? I watched a video outlining the basic stuff about hrt and it mentioned when you go in for your consultation they do a screening for diabetes, but didn't say why. I'm a type 1 diabetic
    ClarityDawn ClarityDawn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 14

    When I was younger I was always fascinated with

    women. i was totally jealous of their lifestyle, their fashions, their personalities, their clothes, everything! when i got a little bit older, like 8 or so, I started dressing in all the girl clothes that i get my hands on from my mom, my step sister, friends, anything. by the...
    BBYBianca18 BBYBianca18
    18-21, T
    8 Responses Feb 17

    I've liked girly things (makeup,

    dresses, and the like) since I was 12 years old. I've wanted to be a girl since around that same time, but my parents disapproval had me convinced it was just a phase or something. I've known that I am transgendered for 2 years now and have been moving surely, but slowly...
    InfiniteCorker InfiniteCorker
    26-30, T
    5 Responses Jan 16, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 10

    I'm officially starting my transition!

    after ten years of fighting for it :D
    JacquelineJonez JacquelineJonez
    26-30, T
    5 Responses Nov 20, 2015

    am i the only one who gets bothered

    when people ask me "whats your real name?" every single time i would answer I would say "My name is Mark" but then they go "No, I mean your female name. the one your parents gave you." why do people want to know that when you can just know me as "Mark?" the frustration is...
    markysenpai markysenpai
    16-17, T
    13 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I just want to state I'm not here to discuss

    gender politics ok? I came here to meet people. Just because I'm trans doesn't mean I want to be lectured on my rights or some ****, got it? Just talk to me like a person, not as a debate partner.
    CallMeAnyDay CallMeAnyDay
    18-21, T
    4 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    Help me I don't know what I am.

    I have had these feelings ever sense preschool I have always said I wanted to be a girl. But as time goes on those feelings go away but come back frequently. I know I can't tell anyone cause they will view me differently. Are these feelings normal. Am I a freak
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Apr 4

    Well 2 days ago I came out at transgender to my

    best friend. It was really hard to do. But it went as well as I could have hoped-for. He was completely understanding and supportive. He was very happy for me. Especially when I told him I've not taken a muscle relaxer, or a pain pill and sleeping pill or antidepressant in...
    DawnR59 DawnR59
    56-60, T
    6 Responses Apr 28, 2015

    I got out of today as a transgender at the

    Circle K buy a 5 year old
    kayakingneverends kayakingneverends
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Mar 20

    Hi. I'm a transgender nerd

    and my name's Robin-Maxwell (you can just call me Max if you like, though)!! So, specifically, I'm a bigender nonbinary/transboy, and I prefer he/xie/they pronouns. My coming out story actually isn't really that special, but there was a long period of time in which I didn't...
    TransgenderYosafire TransgenderYosafire
    13-15, M
    1 Response Mar 5

    Mmm hmm! I'm transgender.

    Shock horror huh? :P I'm open to questions related to it, just keep it respectful and mature okay?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 5, 2015

    I only recently fully realized I was

    transgender, I had repressed it for a long time. It feels good to be embracing who I am for the first time, and I'm excited, if nervous, to begin my journey.
    ClarityDawn ClarityDawn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 13

    Im not out, and it terrifies me

    because im only really coming to terms about myself, ive come out gay but not trans and i feel so trapped and isolated..i need a trans person to talk to??
    RubyRedRidingWolf1 RubyRedRidingWolf1
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 13

    When I was 13 I told two girls I was bis-xual

    and asked them not to tell anyone. They promised they wouldn't but the second I sat down they told all their friends. I go to a very small school: 7th-12th grade with 700 kids. Alot of people at my school is homophobic. They would bully me everyday; they told me to go kill...
    SpideyKid1999 SpideyKid1999
    16-17, M
    7 Responses Aug 12, 2015

    Hey everyone, Dylan here1 I noticed some hate

    and intolerance going around and I thought it would be a good time to say again that if you need a friend, or just someone to listen, my inbox is always open! Life is good and I'd love to be there for folks who might not be having it as easy as I do. I hope you're all well and...
    AdventureJunkie89 AdventureJunkie89
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 21

    I am a transgendered girl.

    For the longest time, I have been confused about who and what I am. I have tried fitting into so many molds and tried so many different things, all to no avail, but after what felt like a lifetime, I finally know myself. I am Brooke. I was born biologically a boy, but mentally...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    how can I be more girly I have recently

    accepted that I am transgender. but I am so used to a masculine lifestyle. what can I do to be more feminine.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7

    GOT MY T LETTER TODAY!

    !! Starting hormones REEEAAAALLY soon.
    Jakesantiiinked Jakesantiiinked
    22-25, M
    10 Responses Sep 2, 2015

    Mtf 3 month. Softer skin.

    Chest soreness and softer hair so far. I also think my lips got bigger.
    leeyaung leeyaung
    26-30, M
    11 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    I have my frist trans job.

    well frist job where no one knows the boy me. I am so nervous
    kayakingneverends kayakingneverends
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Mar 15

    There's part of me that want to get all done up

    and dressed up take photos . Post them an face book and say "okay I ready to see how my real friends are". , "these pictures are the real me" "I know i'm going to lose lots of friends" "that's okay I tired of hiding who and what I am" "so if you unfriend me that cool I...
    DawnR59 DawnR59
    56-60, T
    8 Responses Dec 12, 2014
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