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I Am Transgender

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,012 People

    There have been few instances where,

    out of the blue, it hit me how much I've changed. I looked back at how I was months earlier and noticed that I felt different inside. It must have been evident because people on the outside treat me as a woman. When I first went out in public I vowed that I was going to live...
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T 3 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    I wish i had someone to kiss me allover

    and call me there babe and compliment my body but sadly i have no one
    tooshylove tooshylove 18-21, T 11 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Friday will be my 3rd doctors appt

    where I have gone to the VA in women's clothes. Everytime gets easier, but it's still terrifying. Doc asked me to arrive early and sit in the waiting room for a longer period of time. Last time I sat there in jeans with my favorite heels with my hoodie pulled up and hid my face...
    LovelyoneT LovelyoneT 31-35, T 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    My Fear Of Being Outed

    I do have a fear of being outed. I am very careful. I know its my fault. I should just come out. I will get there. This is the year, but on my terms. The shame is me feeling comfortable sharing with people all over the world, but not my family. I am afraid, but that fear is...
    brendakaitlin brendakaitlin 36-40, T 29 Responses Jun 24, 2012

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    Rewired

    Before I began my hormone treatments,I used to become aroused every time I dressed not something I was seeking it just happened because of the big T , that was dominating my body and not my mind. now that the T is blocked my brain has rewired itself and feels completely feminine...
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F 10 Responses Dec 4, 2011

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    Hi im 20 from libya !

    ! Anyone who want to talk !! Massage me !! :)
    Czcz763 Czcz763 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Pushing the Envelope

     9 years ago(Shortly after I came out to my wife) my High School class was having their 30Th reunion. I'd recently read about another gurl who had attended hers as her femme self and in a moment of bravery decided to do the same. I discussed it with my wife and she told me...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 56-60, T 52 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    I am at work today dressed completely

    as a woman. Well I'm wearing all woman's clothing. Women's jeans and tee shirt. Women's socks and shoes(athletic). Also panties and pantyhose. So no one is going to know unless they look closely. The thing is I feel so alive. Probably more alive than I ever felt.
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 10 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    The Alchemical Boy

    Once upon a time there was a little boy born to a mother and father who loved him very much. But there was something wrong. This little boy looked like a little girl. He looked so much like a girl that his mother and father didn’t even know he was a boy. They gave him a...
    nosselinfea nosselinfea 36-40, M 16 Responses Aug 13, 2007

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    Am I Too Old?

    I’ve been asking myself, am I too old to transition?  I think it’s a fair and honest question.  There are certain realities to which I must admit.  First, I am sixty-one years old.  I don’t feel it and I hope I don’t look it.  I know I don’t act it.  I take care...
    CateinFlorida CateinFlorida 61-65, T 55 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    After several years of denial

    and self debate, I think I'm ready to take the next step. Hi everyone! For as long as I can remember I've felt more like a female then a male. It's been very confusing for me. I mean up until recently, I told myself that I was just a crossdresser. I always knew it was more...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 8 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    I am female to ma transgender.

    I was born as seemingly average little girl,but things didn't go quite as well.I never associated with being female.When i was little i didn't wanna do girls stuff.You know what little girls like-barbies,ponies,dolls,dresses,mermaids,make up etc.But i didn't like any of those...
    00pleasehelpme00 00pleasehelpme00 18-21 1 Response Oct 1, 2014

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    My Story Briefly

    I grew up in a fairly normal childhood. I had two parents who loved me. Ever since I was little I loved to dress up as a girl. I would wear my mother's clothing any time I could. I just liked looking and acting like a girl. I secretly wished I could be a girl, but I never...
    MelissaStewart MelissaStewart 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    im attending prom in may im 18

    and transgender. im showing up in a beautiful dress and being the the first open transgender person who ever identify openly at school. its hard cause people don't understand but me showing up as me everyday and wearing a dress to prom i wanna show other its okay to just be you...
    NicoleSmith1031 NicoleSmith1031 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    Wow!! I just had my second laser hair removal

    treatment today. Afterward the woman who did the treatment was wearing this pretty necklace , I told her so. And asked if I wanted to try it on , when I did she said keep it ,it yours . I was so touched . So touched that 1) she treated me like any other woman,then 2) she was so...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 3 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    I find that the harder

    and harder that I try... The farther I seem to be from my goal... I just received a hand held letter letting me know that my power is about to get shut off... Last weak it was the water... The week before that it was my phone... All the money I ha saved toward my happiness has...
    Shadowneya Shadowneya 36-40, T 3 Responses May 23, 2014

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    Hey Sugar Take A Walk On The Wild Side

    I was probably 9 and I had an uncle that was really into music. He would have been a Hipster by today's standards. I remember hearing about Holly plucking her eyebrows; shaving her legs and then he was she. I understood Holly. As a 9 year old growing up in a single parent...
    brendakaitlin brendakaitlin 36-40, T 7 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    One day, at my favorite bar in town my friends

    and I were solo drinking wasn't even funny, my friend made a bet and won, the next day I was to be given a vagina, I thought he was drunk but he was in perfect shape, the next day I woke up with two doctors by my side. They inject a needle into my testicles, OWWWW it hurt so bad...
    Minecrafter1 Minecrafter1 22-25, T Jul 30, 2014

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    I haven't came out to anyone,

    but I know deep down that I am what I am. My greatest problem is thinking people will laugh. Its not hard to believe the guy with a high voice, and feminine characteristics. But if you the guy who is fairly masculine and a voice like a grizzly bear with a cold, you don't expect...
    Deathmage Deathmage 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 18, 2014

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    Crossing A Threshold

    Very quietly last week I crossed a threshold. I was at my therapist’s office and we were discussing my transition.  As we spoke, I became quiet and withdrew into myself.  I could see a doorway and I was on one side of an open door, staring through into another room.  As I...
    CateinFlorida CateinFlorida 61-65, T 26 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    Today is the ninth anniversary of my coming out.

    It was such a relief when I first came out. All the internal stress and tension dissipated with that one act. Ever since that day my has been wonderful. Over these years I grew from a struggling cross dresser to a contented transgender woman. It's wonderful when I read that...
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T 3 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    On July 26th, I will celebrate my ninth year of

    being out as a transgender woman. It has been an interesting journey which is still continuing. I remember in the beginning how confused I was because I never had gender issues or that something was amiss. When I experienced these troubling issues, I attended a counseling...
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T 2 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    July 4th

    My girl friend and I decided to go out to dinner and then watch across the Falls at the American fireworks, so much fun. Sally is a transgender also and we go out together often, had a wonderful dinner and as we walked along I just felt so wonderful. Ever have those times when...
    Terriwish Terriwish 36-40, T 4 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    So somewhere along the way,

    I have experienced a change of heart. I have felt for the last few years that I was transgender. I never intended to transition fully, willing to live out my life on HRT so as not to alienate those close to me. Last night, I experienced a moment where I realized nothing else...
    free2bme469 free2bme469 46-50, T 2 Responses Jan 31

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    It's getting to the point

    that whenever I get dressed in my day -to-day boy clothes, it feels like a part of me dies a little. I now begin most every day in quiet reflection of the choices that I've made and the ones not yet faced.
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    I Am Transgender And There Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

    I’ve been wonder about myself for sometime now that I am transgender.  I always had an attraction for the female dress and form for as long as I can remember.  With me it started when I was about five or six years old.  I found a pair of woman’s pink...
    Bobbie1949 Bobbie1949 61-65, T 21 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    So I Am A Girl Now....so What?.....school Days And More

    Just as I had heard was often the case, one thing fell in place and then all the other things seem to happen. I guess that is called the Domino Theory. Shortly, after we resolved the school matter and before I had much of a chance to talk to my therapist about this big change...
    Mules93 Mules93 18-21, T 5 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    Yes, I Am A Real Girl!

    When I was about five or six I started playing with my older sister's Barbies and other dolls. I also started trying on her clothes. She thought it was funny and when her friends came over they dressed me up in her older, smaller clothes like a doll. I don't know if my parents...
    mollymcbutternuts mollymcbutternuts 22-25, T 36 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    So, I Am A Girl Now....so What!!!...just Became, So I Am A Girl Now....now What??

    The ten days in Florida were great. But, they were days filled with anticipation. I knew that my days as a boy were quickly winding down. Still, I had promised my Mother that I would be a boy until we returned home and she and I had an opportunity to address the matter with...
    Mules93 Mules93 18-21, T 5 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    The Early Life And Times Of Cynthia Majors (or How I Came Out To My Wife)

    The first 12 years of my life were typical of a young boy growing up in the fifties and early sixties.The youngest of 3 kids, by the time I was in my early teens,I was pretty much left to my own devices once school was over.Why I started crossdressing, I have no idea.At the...
    CynthiaTSNJ CynthiaTSNJ 56-60, T 27 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    On one of the forums I am subscribed to the

    question was asked ' how would I describe myself? I replied that I am a transvestite transgender person with a queer bent. I've always felt this way and it seems to be in tune with my sometimes quirky feelings I have from time to time. It's true transvestite may have...
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Mar 2

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    Coming To Terms

    John 3:16 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Galatians 3:26-28 26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ...
    VelvetKay77 VelvetKay77 51-55, T 10 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    Hello,my name is jacob

    but i like to go by zoey. I have spent the last seventeen years of my life alone because I am a girly-boy. Now I have the Internet and sites like this. i am now seeking help from someone who lives near me. i live in Virginia and am looking for some one I can meet, i love EP...
    zoey764 zoey764 18-21, T Jul 23, 2014

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    Why is it so hard to come out?

    Why can't I just say the words to my family "I'm a woman and always have been."? Why do I even have to? It shouldn't be like that. A cisgendered person doesn't have to come out and say they're cis. So why should I have to say I'm trans? I wish I could just walk through my Dad's...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 3 Responses Jul 10, 2014

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    Hi all! Just a quick question.

    does anyone know what t blockers actually do? as in what effects they hav? Like loss of body hair etc..
    indiatights indiatights 18-21, T Mar 12

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    ​So the other day I had ordered some breast

    forms because they were significantly on sale. I wasnt sure if they would help or hurt and just be a reminder that I dont have breasts.They came in today and oh my god. This is so amazing! I feel so amazing wearing them! Being able to look down at myself or look at my self in...
    Napeti Napeti 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 10

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    I was born in a male body

    and lived the first 21 years of my life but a few months back I came to the realization that I am female.. or at least more female than male. I have started shaving almost every day and wearing clothing that suits me better. I enjoy dressing like myself, but sometimes.. many...
    TheScientis7 TheScientis7 22-25, T 5 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    So I Am A Girl Now....so What??

    I never liked titles or categories. I was taught from a very young age that everyone is different and everyone deserves a chance. Although I am proud that I am a transgendered girl, all I want to be is a girl. plain and simple. From as early as I can remember, I liked girls...
    Mules93 Mules93 18-21, T 28 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    I had my first appointment at the gender clinic

    on Monday and it feels great to have the process finally moving. I had a lovely Doctor who relaxed me straight away, there was a lot of questions ranging from what do I get up to in my spare time and why Lisa etc. I gave straight answers and explained clearly. I wanted to be...
    GirlyLisaTG GirlyLisaTG 26-30, T 5 Responses Jan 29

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    So I Am A Girl Now.....so What? ......a Question Recently Asked

    Recently, I was asked this question....How did it feel to be growing up with a boy's body and feeling like you were a girl? It is a good question. The easiest answer is to say MISERABLE! But, there is a lot more to it than just feeling miserable. Since, I have felt for a long...
    Mules93 Mules93 18-21, T 38 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    hello my names Kayla Ive only recently known

    that i truly am trans but all my life i have felt that something was wrong and that i was born the wrong gender. i still haven't told anyone yet im to afraid to because i know ill probably be disowned.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

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    The dysphoria and depression has really been

    getting to me lately. I feel like I don't fit in with anyone or anywhere. I know this is not true, but I can't help but feel this way at times. I'm tired of how my life is at the moment. I'm tired of feeling cheated every time I see any woman or when I look in the mirror. I...
    Jennifer337 Jennifer337 31-35, T 4 Responses Jan 6

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    It Started When I Was 5

    My journey started when I was 5.  Most of the time I was always hanging out with what I thought was girl friends.  It took a turn for the dark side when I was abused by a guy that told me that I was a girl.  I even had a teen aged girl help me dress up for him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Transgendered For Life

     Hello this is not something you can turn off and on like a light switch. Once the light is on and for me I was nine when it went on it is on for life. Deep down inside your soul you are trans you are a woman. Some times you try to keep it hidden but you cannot you have to...
    Samanthalynn101365 Samanthalynn101365 66-70, T 44 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Real

    We are people just like the rest of you, not monsters with three heads, please try to understand that we are not a disease, just persons who have embraced the reality of who we have always been.
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F 9 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    I Hate Myself

    First of all. I apologize for my spelling. and for how long this will be. I am a 21 year old male. and I hate my life. to the point that at times i wish i would die. but I am not suicidal , infact i am scared to die. but that is not the point. since i am posting here you can...
    Elie3173 Elie3173 22-25, T 3 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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