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I Am Confused About My Gender

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    Blurring The Lines....

    I am happy to be me...finally. I know what it is to be me and how I feel at the moment.  I love crossing the gender line back and forth, often lingering at androgyny.  Sometimes it is fun to wear dresses and just be feminine.  Sometimes it is relaxing to appear more like a...
    BlueCedarTree BlueCedarTree 46-50 4 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    Why Have I Been Dealt This T Girl Card?

    I have learned through my research online that if you are confused about your gender it has most likely been with you since cradle days and it will most likely be there with you in the grave. It is extremely important for you to not only know that you are transgendered and but...
    saraashley saraashley 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    Wish I could go out like this

    when I wanted to.
    SoManyShadows SoManyShadows 13-15, F May 2

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    I'm a cisgender female.

    But I keep wishing I was born a guy lately. I hate my boobs. I hate my hips and waist. I keep cutting my hair hoping to look more boyish, but I have a feminine face so that's not really working. I cringe every time I get called a lady or mam. It's like a silent confusing battle...
    r0ck3r6 r0ck3r6 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 5

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    i'm biologically female

    but i don't really identify with any gender to be honest. when i think of myself, i'm essentially genderless in my mind and i don't feel female most times. i try to dress gender neutral and basically i could care less. i don't really consider myself female in the term really...
    tremere tremere 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    As a little kid, I hated dresses

    and I always played with those Tonka trucks instead of barbie dolls. I would always play as a boy in games with friends, and when we played "Family" as kids, I always pushed my way to be the son or the father. Fast forward ten years and now I am just confused about my gender...
    SamanthaJC SamanthaJC 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I don't think I'm trans

    but I hate my female body. I look in the mirror and I wish I could cut off my breasts. I don't identify as male though. I don't think I am a male inside, just want to look like one. What does that make me? I dress in butch clothing pretty much all the time. I keep my hair short...
    ashkevron ashkevron 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2014

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    Transgender Equality For Social Media

    Hi everyone, I have started a new campaign to ask social media sites like Facebook and Myspace to add other options besides male and female. Sites like EP give you choices, even Google+ gives you an "other" option. But Facebook and MySpace will not acknowledge anything other than...
    SecksKitten SecksKitten 31-35, T Aug 28, 2012

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    I'm a girl physically

    but I act like a guy look like a guy and guess what happened.... some guy asked me I'd I was a girl or boy, then said why don't you dress like a girl?, before I got to say anything
    PurpleWindTheWolf PurpleWindTheWolf 13-15 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm am so very confused about my gender.

    I was born in a male body. Grew up male, but started to crossdress at a young age 5ish, I'm now married 21 years to kids, I love my wife dearly, I don't to do anything to hurt her. I been able to suppress my need to dress for the most for the last 21 years. She did know about my...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 2 Responses Jul 13, 2014

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    We'Re Not From Venus Or Mars Poem

    Its always been said that: Women are from Venus & men are from Mars. But I'm not from either, i must come from afar. Perhaps maybe Pluto, except im not too fond of the cold. Perhaps im from Saturn, i like the way it revolves... How about Jupiter, i like its dusty gold rings...
    Tuklr Tuklr 16-17 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    Hi everyone, I just want to share what I'm

    feeling right now. Actually this past few months, I became confuse about my gender. I used to have a guy crush before but I don't know why lately I found myself checking out on girls. I am really depressed, I don't know if I am just denying it to myself that I am lesbian because...
    MeInlovewithaGirl MeInlovewithaGirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I've always been a "tomboy" I guess.

    I was sexually molester at the age of 7-8 by a boy child on child molestation, At age 11. Then 15. And I used to pretend to be trans because of that but I wasn't. But I've always been so InBetween with genders. Neither male or female. I wear guys shoes/hats somtimes with the...
    K1PST3R K1PST3R 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Im dmab and ive been questioning my gender

    for almost a year now. At first i thought maybe im trans but not completely so i decided i was non-binary. Well now im thinking i might be trans for sure and i just dont know
    Kotawulf Kotawulf 18-21, T 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I just disclosed to my therapist yesterday

    things about how my whole life I wished I was a boy, she knows how uncomfortable I am with my body, and now I'm feeling all of these things at once like relief that this secret is finally shared with someone, yet embarrassed that she knows and ashamed of myself. I have major...
    ces588 ces588 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I have thought about transitioning from a girl

    to a guy,but i dont know,im not sure if i really even want to or if i want to stay a girl,or what would happen.I want to but at the same time i also dont
    heyilikeyour heyilikeyour 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I got really mad at my mom the other day I went

    into the boys section of a store and she said she's tired of buying boys stuff I almost cried because well most days I feel like a girl but somedays I really don't now I will never want a penis or anything but I really HATE my chest somedays and I like the name Eric or Adam I...
    snowlilly53 snowlilly53 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Gender Bender

    Im 29 born a female never took to girly things as I grew to the age of 19 I started to feel more male then female was cleared for hormone treatment diagnosed with G.I.D started on the road identified as a transgenderedmale but then something happened in my brain I slammed the...
    Lostboy5150 Lostboy5150 26-30 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Lately I feel a strong desire to try to pursue

    testosterone injections. I've seen bodies of trans-men and I can't help but think that's what I want to look like. Last year, I joined this site specifically to find support about my gender issues. And I received amazing advice. I believe I'm trans but I'm still often alright...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For the past year maybe,

    I've been learning more about my gender and sexuality and learning about those in general. I'm a confirmed pansexual, but I'm wary and confused about my gender. I was born a female, and am completely comfortable being called female, but would rather be male. I don't like...
    galaxyclockwork galaxyclockwork 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    I currently identify

    as genderqueer, but sometimes I get really upset over having been born a girl. I've been imagining myself as a guy a lot recently and I feel like I would be happier if I could just be him instead of the way I am right now. I don't know what to think about this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    I have always thought

    that I was female because that has been the way that I was born. As a kid, I was manipulated (the best word I can think of right now) to like girly things by the things that I saw around me, but as I grew up a little I grew away from that. I never liked the stereotypical gender...
    Blackbutterflies99 Blackbutterflies99 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    Hello, im a person who is in need to talk to

    some MTF's I am posting here anonymously because I have a few people on here that I know that I do not want to see this, I want to discover myself and help me figure out this confusion.
    AnonymousHelpMe AnonymousHelpMe 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    First Time To Confess This...

    I've always felt to some extent like I wasn't fully female - or like I wasn't satisfactorily one. It's stupid, because physically there is no question that I am of the female sex. But as a child, I had differences (and who hasn't had differences? after all there's no such thing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    I should say I have always felt I was suppose

    to be a girl not a boy. First time I dressed and got to play as a girl. I was 7 years old living in a foster home. A girl was brought in the same age as me. She was bigger than me a very bossy . She wanted me to play house and I said sure. She called me Chrissy instead of Chris...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7

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    actually I've never been confused about what

    gender I was, I just never really cared until lately :P I've always been and always will be a girl, a very girly girl too. like I said I never really cared what gender I was, I just knew that I was very feminine, I liked girls a lot more then guys, and that everything was off...
    PrincessIKairi PrincessIKairi 18-21, T 1 Response May 11

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    I know I am a girl but more often,

    I like girls than boys. As far as I can remember, the first time I had a crush on a girl was when I was 7 years old. I also liked a girl from school when I was in High School. Recently, my female crushes are celebrities. On the other hand, i am also attracted to men. I also have...
    secondalways secondalways 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 17, 2014

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    Amazed at how good binding felt

    and a beanie with a plaid shirt. Thought I looked like I wanted to and took a few pictures. But when I took the beanie off I like seeing my shoulder length hair lookin pretty and feminine. Idk wtf I'm feeling.
    SoManyShadows SoManyShadows 13-15, F May 2

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    I just revealed this to my therapist today

    and she's the only one who knows. I have always wished I was a boy and have hated being a girl my whole life. When I was 9 I got my hair chopped off and always dressed like a boy. My mom absolutely hated it and I was an embarrassment to her. People used to think I was her son...
    ces588 ces588 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I am a 16 year old male

    and i would like to talk to some people my age or around it to get advice and just talk. Any one is welcome to contact me but id prefer you arent to old. c:
    VanessaAnnMarie VanessaAnnMarie 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    Would like to have been born female I sometimes

    feel I was born male instead of female. I feel so comfortable when I'm dressed as a woman.
    albro1000 albro1000 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I don't consider myself to be gay,

    but when I'm dressed in a short skirt/dress, sexy stockings and heels i feel so girly and feminine. It's then that i feel a strong sexual attraction to men. I've even found myself fantasising about some of my straight male friends and wishing they were making love to me. They...
    albro1000 albro1000 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I really hate being stuck in the situation I've

    managed to get myself into. I thought I'd found a label that fit me, and now it doesn't feel quite right again. I'd say "screw labels, I'm a person," but that just makes me anxious, because if I don't even understand myself, who will? So cue the depression and anxiety and all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22

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    Hi, so I was born in a female body,

    but throughout my life I've never especially thought of myself as a girl. I've grown used to the idea of being a girl because that's what I've felt like my whole life, but recently I've been thinking a lot about it. I've always thought about what it would be like to have been...
    ThunderMuffin ThunderMuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I am really confused about my gender.

    Some days I find thinking about being female.arousing some days it just feels right and others I disgust myself for thinking about it. Can anybody help?
    anonymousperson20006 anonymousperson20006 18-21 4 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    I am really confused about my gender Right i

    would like to start of by saying my sex is male but i don't feel at all like a male. I act like a normal male around my family as i don't really want them to find out anything ( i don't really like sharing my emotions with my family ). When i am alone i always think about how i...
    Ashlleigh Ashlleigh 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Sometimes I am attracted to boys,

    but mostly with girls. Take note, Im a girl! This is insane! Hahaha
    NadineIsBi NadineIsBi 18-21, F 3 Responses May 21, 2014

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    I dress like a guy and act like one

    but yet I'm a girl.... I'm confused... why do I act and dress like aboy... I like it... but confused
    Allywall Allywall 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm new here. I'm sorta confused about my

    gender. Sometimes I can just be me but other times, my gender matters because the bathrooms and locker rooms are segregated and when I discuss desegregation, a lot of people tell me they feel uncomfortable sharing a bathroom with the opposite gender. So I worry some woman might...
    thunderstruck14 thunderstruck14 18-21 3 Responses Jun 25, 2014

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    hi everyone. i'm a 22 years old cisgender

    female. first of all, i apologyze for my english. lately i've been questioning my gender a lot. When i was a child (actually until I was14 years old) i felt that i would love to be a boy (buti wasn't dysforic about me body). then those sensations just vanished. To be honest i...
    finnien finnien 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I am a biological female

    and I identify as genderfluid as of right now. Lately I've been feeling more masculine and wanting to be a guy more than usual. Bluh it's messing with my head >.<
    amandathegay amandathegay 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    The past couple of weeks have been a ride

    and I want to ramble a bit. I went from many days of feeling great to this weekend feeling awful. It's amazing how the walls just close in and nothing can be done to make it go away. Knowing what is out there, possible, and has been successful for so many and knowing all that's...
    kope45 kope45 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    I wish my gender didn't exist.

    It's not like I want to be a man instead. I just wish people would see a person, not a woman, not a man. I hate both stereotypes, neither fit on. I'm scared of people's sexuality, And how the fact I'm perceived as a gender brings it out. Can't we just get on to other things? Im...
    AnxietyTurnsYouBad AnxietyTurnsYouBad 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    Mind Over Body

    Physically I'm a woman, but I've never wanted to be. I hated at the inception of puberty the appearance of the first inconvenient badges of womanhood, and I felt a little punch in my stomach every time I went up a bra size. I didn't want breasts, and still don't. I don't feel...
    mousealinari mousealinari 18-21 6 Responses May 12, 2008

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    In the last week I have been

    so confused about my gender. I mean, I like being feminine but I hate having a /girls body/. I gate having curves, a chest and a girly face. I mean. I don't belive I'm trans but at the same time dressing and looking like a girl makes me feel weird and uncomfortable but I still...
    InfiniteHigh1 InfiniteHigh1 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Every day I go back and forth between being

    content as I am in my everydaylife as a man, who is just a bit different from time to time, and feeling like I am not who I feel like. My biggest fear is maybe that if I were to do something further than what I allready have it might be irreversible. And in that case I would be...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 2 Responses Apr 27

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