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I Have Gender Identity Issues

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 240 People

    I Don't Know

    Is it a gender issue all I know is that I enjoy wearing women's clothes I know that I look like a man wearing a dress and make up but I still think I look good women's clothes are so much more style to them than men
    notech64 notech64 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 27, 2011

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    To Wear Another Side Of Me For A Day

    I feel like a born-male who feels trapped in a female body, yet I am a female and always have been. Suppose I'm pretty lucky then! But I think these mixed feelings have been the result of me being lucky enough not to have been too influenced by the social-norms of female and male...
    greenbean07 greenbean07 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    I JUST FOUND OUT IM GETTING NEW SHRINK AN IN MY

    FILES IT SAYS I HAVE GENDER IDENTITY ISSUES/DISORDER GUESS IT KINDA MAKES SENSE SINCE A FEW YEARS BACK I TRYED TO CUT MY **** OF SCREAMING IT SHOULDNT BE THERE!
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    The short of it is that continuing to identify

    and represent as my birth sex while still trying to "be myself" about my interests, emotions, physical mannerisms, and opinions is really hard sometimes--especially where I live. I tell myself that God made me male for a reason and that I should accept that and that others...
    LBDsandLeaves LBDsandLeaves 31-35 2 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    Ever since I was 14/15,

    I've always felt like I am not supposed to be male. I feel almost as if my body and mind are out of sync, like my mind is closer to female than male, but my body says otherwise. Unfortunately, I can't do anything about that yet because, in my opinion, current medical procedures...
    TKDreamer TKDreamer 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    Shyguycd Shyguycd 51-55 4 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    So Many Shades of Gray - in a world

    that demands black and white. I spent most of the first 30 years of my life totally confused about my gender and sexual preference. I was fortunate to have access to a large medical school library and for over a year I spent many hours there each week researching these issues...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 4 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    hi guys. i need somebody to talk to.

    i'm having a lot of doubt about my gender and i don't know what to do.
    finnien finnien 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Just Being Me!

    I've been a single mom for the past 18+ years. This means I've had to be the man (buying cars and a house, working a full-time job, maintaining vehicles, paying bills, killing bugs, etc.) as well as the woman (nuturing, cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, etc.) in so many...
    shylamarais shylamarais 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    After successfully hiding from myself my whole

    life the reality that I do not understand my gender identity, I have awoken in the past few years. I realise since I was a small child I wanted to be a woman - sometimes. This I confessed, got into trouble, and hid from the age of 6. I am very happily married (except for gender...
    Dooogles Dooogles 36-40, T 2 Responses Apr 14, 2014

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    What Now?

    When I was growing up, I was always a little different. Nerdy, but not exceptionally. Awkward, but friendly and welcoming. Then I was berated with the ever-exhausting question, "Are you gay?" I've always wanted to yes, because it would make things so much easier. The...
    ScarletJaide ScarletJaide 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7, 2009

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    D100 and I Still Can't Work It Out

    add plurality to the mix and it doesn't make it any easier. but i in myself have no clear gender idenity. it's fluid and changable.
    desikitteh desikitteh 26-30 1 Response May 9, 2008

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    To Be Sure!

    Gender identity is defined as the inner sense of being a man or woman, regardless of biological sex. It has nothing to do with and is not the same as sexual orientation. Been this way since childhood and it never changes. I am a female, a woman, regardless of what my outside...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2009

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    Sadly It Was A Feeling Of Self-disgust (confused About My Sexuality... Again...)

    I'm going through one of those motions again where I feel totally fine with being same-sex attracted. Even admitting to myself that I'm probably only attracted to women which the last year or so has helped me re-discover and reaffirm. I was very comfortable with identifying as...
    Jan 14, 2013

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    Cross-dresser Forever?

    I'm feeling rather depressed right now... A few months ago, I finally gave in to the truth and admitted to myself that I am a woman. I had known this since childhood but fought against the truth. It took me years, trying to live according to my birth gender, playing the role...
    lorelaigold lorelaigold 41-45, T 4 Responses May 14, 2010

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    Ok so I started noticing an attraction to girly

    things when I was younger and so I played with girly toys I got in trouble so bad I was afraid to do or say anything we'll as I got older I tried some girly cloths on and it hit me right then that I didn't just want to dress and act like a girl I was secretly a true girl on the...
    confuesedd confuesedd 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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    I was wondering is there any others on this

    site with same issues lets talk
    feelgirjy feelgirjy 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I am not physically male,

    I should be but I am not. Ever since I was little I knew I was in the wrong body. I don't want to transition, it wouldn't make me any more male than I am now and it wouldn't make my life better. All that stuff is great for people who feel it helps them, go for it and I admire...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    How It All Started

    I guess it all started back in the days when I use to play with my sister. She use to con me into doing her more girlish things and even playing games where I had to pretend I was a girl. I must have been 7 or 8 then and she's only less than a year behind me... by the time I was...
    trans75me trans75me 31-35 Jun 3, 2011

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    Is This Me?

    When I was a kid I would always pretend to be a boy--whether it be while playing a pretend game or in real life. Several times I insisted that I was actually a boy but my parents changed my gender because they wanted a girl, that I would become a boy, and when my friends made up...
    Thestarfalls Thestarfalls 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2011

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    I always used to pretend to be male.

    Now I'm old enough, wise enough, independent enough to make my own decision. And I'm scared shitless. So many "what ifs" are banging down the door in my brain. My dad says he feels uncomfortable with my shoes. He says they are too "transvestite". I hate that word now. I hate all...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T Jun 22

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    For Life

    I have had gender issues my entire life. Unlike a lot of people who have gender identity issues I don't seem to relate more to one sex than another. I guess I'm just one of those whose androgynous by nature. I have done the hormone thing with doctors supervision and hours and...
    bradf19750606 bradf19750606 31-35, T Jan 29, 2011

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    There is no sexual identity page.

    Maybe anyone here can recognize my confusion and help? I am a 19 year old girl. I have only ever liked guys, but have recently been thinking that i am asexual(dont feel like having sex, and almost impossible to turn me on), but recently i have had a couple of dreams of being...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    i'm a female by birth

    but feel like a guy sometimes. other times though i'll feel very much a girl. i suspect i might be genderfluid but i honestly have no idea who i am
    blacksunzenith blacksunzenith 22-25 3 Responses May 26

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    Hmmm...

    I Always feel like i was born Girl in a Boys body, Because Sometimes i act like a girl, think like a girl, sound like a girl and look like a girl. I also find girl clothes more comfortable than boys. i also like Hello Kitty. and to be even more luckier, i even have a girlfriend...
    HelloKittyFanBoy HelloKittyFanBoy 18-21, T Dec 23, 2012

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    I Should Be A Girl

    i alway felt i was a girl i love girl clothing and i wish to live as a fulltime woman i love to find a husband and marry and have some children if there was a way that magic was real i be the the girl of my dreams love to wake up a lovely 18 female and live a normal girlhood
    TIrgra TIrgra 41-45, T 4 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    More On This Subject Of Gender Identity

    Every transgender girl is different, so I can only talk about me and my experiences. I do so often here at EP and share my stories and thoughts and desires. If you only think that a transsexual woman as being a "she-male" (an offensive term), or a woman with...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I don't really care about "traditional values" but Gender Roles I think do have a purpose, of course if you don't like it then you don't have to deal with them, but I personally...
    GCWhiskey GCWhiskey 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Read this my friend: I know u care less that i cared for u last month and stand by your side in ur darkest moments. If u were smart enough u would see that u have hurt me. Why do u...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Dianecc11 Dianecc11 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    We've all felt empty from within in our lives. I imagine most people search for something to fill in that emptiness for a long time, others maybe not-so-long, but the moment I...
    Celal Celal 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I love to eat. I prefer to eat with no limit and I usually eat until I feel sick. It's weird but I don't feel satisfied until that moment. I crave this feeling it's like 15 minutes...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have serious trust issues. Once someone lies to me I literally never recover. I feel like I'm always being lied to. Especially in relationships. I hate it because I feel like I...
    aquarius2383 aquarius2383 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm new to this but I've never gotten over my experience and I thought maybe sharing it would help. I don't even care if no one takes the time to read my story, honestly. I am...
    daisyparker daisyparker 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I talked to my mother about being transgender and my gender identity disorder, she said she would support me. I can tell she is full of it. Firstly i have never had a job and am...
    Usernamesalreadytaken Usernamesalreadytaken 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    many many MANY people I am around and have met and such, you end up trusting people you shouldn't, maybe family members or people you thought were your friends. but is it natural...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm just a woman who's always been intrigued and interested in DID and talking and maybe even helping them. Anyone want to chat? Please message me if you are.
    Psawyer1 Psawyer1 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm just a woman who's always been intrigued and interested in DID and talking and maybe even helping them. Anyone want to chat? Please message me if you are.
    Psawyer1 Psawyer1 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok for those of you that wanted to know how doped dating went... First of all my sister was a so stressed. This was her idea to start with. She walked out of the place twice...
    cmyk323 cmyk323 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am fine with my body but I don't like showing it, which is sometimes a problem. I don't understand how people can be so comfortable being naked in front of strangers or their...
    Alex01812 Alex01812 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    It's amazing how people can walk around a beach... Men and women walking so freely in their own skin ... Without a care in the world even though they wear things which they...
    LIgirl23 LIgirl23 22-25, F 13 Responses a week ago

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