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I Have Transgender Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    Lucky you! I had a very feminine daughter

    for 25 years who has now been trans for 2 years Parents position seems very unimportant but this has turned my life upside down as automatic acceptance seems to be expected Love my child beyond my life but there is no realisation of the loss! Love always but will never call her...
    marza55 marza55 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2014

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    I Don't Feel Like A Very Good "mother" Sometimes.....t

    In fact, I am hardly one at all sometimes. When Miranda and Al had their engagement party about 4 weeks ago, it was the housemate's mother who brought the mower round and mowed the grass for them.  It was this same woman, not me, who took MIranda shopping and bought her...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F Oct 20, 2009

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    I Never Thought That I Would Be Mother Of The Bride

     Well, I went out to the kitchen with the best intentions in the world of baking some biscuits to take with me on the round of calls I am planning to make this afternoon.  I made a start, truly I did but I was thinking about Miranda and Al so much that I couldn't...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 8 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    I Popped In For A Visit Tonight After Work.......

    .......because last night, I couldn't reach her on the home phone and couldn't get through on her mobile. I left a message on Live chat that I was worried about not being able to get in touch with her.  She came online this morning and assured me that she was fine, that Al...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F Oct 21, 2009

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    My Intro

    Hello! My name is Jenn Burleton and I am the the Executive Director of an organization called TransActive Education & Advocacy. Though we are based in Portland, OR, we provide education, support, advocacy and research services to families of transgender and gender non...
    JennPDX JennPDX 56-60, F Dec 10, 2009

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    My 14 year old announced last week

    that she has not felt like anything but herself not a gender but when she does it is weeks of feeling like she is male. I can't even begin to understand it but want to support her, she announced that she would like to be a male. I have already spoke with the school and they...
    normil normil 36-40, F Aug 27, 2014

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    On The Poll

    think it should be the boy that makes the choice
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    I Received A Letter This Morning

    from Miranda's father, my ex husband John. I don't know how long it would have been in that mailbox, which only ever receives junk mail, everyone else knows I don't use that one any more. But he's been trying to get in touch with me all week on my mobile phone, which hardly ever...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2009

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    I Knew It...

    My oldest, child, on paper at birth was female. At the age of 13 he realized that he was a boy. Everyone was shocked. Except me. I didn't consciously know that my oldest was a boy, but I was not at all surprised when I found out. I always said when I was pregnant that i was...
    WonderTeaGirl WonderTeaGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    I Think About It A Lot..........

     ........and I used to get very depressed about it. When Miranda first told me that she had started taking the transforming hormones, it was probably about three months until I was able to tell anyone at work.  My Team Leader found me alone out in the tea room one day...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    New Member

    Hi  I am Connie and I just joined this group referred by an internet person on a mom board.  I have a 13 yr old son who I have been taking to therapy for the past 6 months.  The therapist says this is not a phase.  The therapist wants him to start blockers and...
    ikeandconnie ikeandconnie 31-35 2 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    Hmmmmmm........

    ......I am reminded, a little uncomfortably, I might add, of the story I wrote a while back in the "I am estranged from family members" group, where I expressed my satisfaction that my brother had made a stand for me at last when he went to visit my mother a short time...
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 7 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    my parents always say stuff to me that they sometimes regret having me they ALWAYS shout at me all the people at school think I have a great life AMAZING parents But no its so not...
    sonalichaggar2003 sonalichaggar2003 13-15, F Mar 7

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    I have 4 boys 12,8,7,5 my oldest 3 have they own issues that I have to contend with
    mumto4boys mumto4boys 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Well I'm officially a mom of 7 :). Signed papers and went to court this morning. Her biological parents were a real piece of work. She's 9 years old and the reason she was taken...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Im about to talk it out.. i need to dump all of this off my shoulders.. im sorry if its rambling at long.. I don't actually expect anyone to read.. but i need a place to put these...
    alienmom82 alienmom82 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    God has blessed me with many children and I will take them as they come. I have 11 children and more on the way thanks to God and my husband. It was my husbands choice not to use...
    Jillian525 Jillian525 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I love children very much and wanted a large family like my mom and sisters did. Well it did not happen but I am excited to have 5 children of my own and find them to be such a...
    olderfemalewithredhair olderfemalewithredhair 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My daughter is the best thing that ever happened to me. She is biracial. She's got curly hair and beautiful blue eyes. We used to get stares all the time. But not so much anymore...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F Mar 4

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    I have babysat children and changed babies. No parental instincts or whatever its called were boosted whatsoever.
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I found out I cant have kids and I am dying on the inside. I watch all my friends and other people around me tale advantage of the fact they have beautiful children and I can't...
    mossyoaklady957 mossyoaklady957 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 24

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    I have a Pug and she is basically my daughter. Yes, I'm one of those people, lol. I have no children so my little P.U.G. is my world. She is the best pet I have ever owned and...
    MsWrong MsWrong 36-40, F Mar 15

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    Hello, I'm posting because I need some advice. My spouse has never met his father. He said that he left him when he was a baby and he only knows his name. He's never seen a...
    luaberry luaberry 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I looking for a female who wants to become pregnant. I don't have any children and would like to have one. I am not a breeder, just looking for one female to have a child.
    Brightstar1970 Brightstar1970 41-45, M Mar 17

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    Needing advice....I've been doing hairdressing 16 yrs and I work from home, I moved away from family to be closer to my partners job, and we have 4 children 3 of them at school age...
    AlexaJayne AlexaJayne 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    I have 3 children with autism. 9, 9 and 10. One of my daughters is more higher functioning and she just got reevalutated for receiving special needs at school. (They all did...
    darktippedrose darktippedrose 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 18

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    I looking for a female who wants to become pregnant. I don't have any children and would like to have one. I am not a breeder, just looking for one female to have a child.
    Brightstar1970 Brightstar1970 41-45, M Mar 23

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    I have two sisters and they are in their 30's. They are married to really nice men who have an amazing job, and treat my sisters like a Queen. my sisters also have beautiful...
    Endureandconquer Endureandconquer 18-21, F a week ago

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    I spent most of the first 55 years of my life thinking I was a crossdresser and a sick pervert or something . I hated myself. Felt like I was in prison or something. But in...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 14 Responses Mar 10

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    I talked to my pastor about me being transgender.. he told me he wouldn't call me by my preferred name or use the right pronouns because that means he's agreeing with my "choice...
    virtualricki virtualricki 16-17, T 8 Responses Mar 7

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    I told my parents I wanted to be a boy, not for the first time, but it was an emotional outburst. I didn't say I was transgender as I was sure they would react strongly. I got...
    DIYninja DIYninja 18-21, T 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been hit and bullied for being transgender but that's was when I was in high school and know I just get dirty looks and name called so yeah me and my transgender and gay...
    imyourboyhere imyourboyhere 18-21, T 3 Responses Mar 8

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    Planet Fitness Protects Transgender Member After Michigan Woman Complains http://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/uncucumbered/planet_fitness_sides_with_transgender_member...
    pattyhard pattyhard 56-60, T Mar 9

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    Just when you think you've seen the dumbest thing ever, something comes along to prove you wrong. This ***** thinks transgenders are men or women 'in denial', and that even if they...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 5 Responses Mar 10

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    When I was little I would dream about having long hair and being able to go around in heels. I never lusted the female body, instead I envied it. Now growing up I new I liked men...
    BubbleKing BubbleKing 16-17, M Mar 15

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    Check my YouTube channel + outcast-all.com for all new comers as reference for any transgender person on topics dealing in factual realities of living, working & media limelight as...
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 1 Response Mar 20

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    I had always wondered why I dreamed about stuff like that so many times, being in the opposite genders body, always wondering what it was like for girls, not wanting to be a male...
    Alison806 Alison806 13-15, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I witnessed a horrific and disgusting event in which the transgender was the cause of. While I know for a fact that not ALL transgenders are like that and some maybe even better...
    AmericanKnight AmericanKnight 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello, My name is leigh-ann, i am a mtf transgender, i am 16 in may and hopefully starting hormone therapy. If any of you need someone to talk to or have any questions, i am here...
    Zedrin Zedrin 13-15, T 3 Responses Mar 2

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    So , ever since I was about 12 , I had the feeling that I might be transgender , since our music teacher was ill we had a replacement , he put in a song which we learned to sing...
    Veas Veas 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Being a transgender person and also being a Christian is hard.. I go to church and I can just feel the judgment.. People don't understand me here and they think I'm confused. I'm...
    virtualricki virtualricki 16-17, T 7 Responses Mar 2

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    are a lot of transgender women , mtf, involved in the sex trade.? it seems like that to me or maybe im on the wrong dating sites.lol
    knowlearn knowlearn 31-35, M Mar 3

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