Skye wrote…

Everyday I wake up and wonder, is today going to be a good gender day, or a bad one? I wish that I could stop thinking about it and just let myself be. It seems like my worst gender enemy sometimes is my own psyche.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on August 7th, 2012 at 08:00 am

Category: your voice 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Psyche”

  1. J.D.

    This is a problem I often have as well. I look into the mirror (on the days when I can, in fact look into the mirror without feeling intensely *wrong*) every morning and have to ask myself “Is today gonna be easy, or is today gonna be hell?”

    I long for the rare days when it just ceases, momentarily, to matter.


  2. S

    I remember trying to talk to a family member about this and her advice: “Just stop thinking about it. Thinking about gender can overwhelm you and take over your entire world.”

    She was right… except I can’t stop thinking about it. Some days I wake up and feel okay, while others I feel awful. Until genderfluidity becomes more mainstream, I’m afraid I’ll be stuck in this cycle. Until then…


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