I’m A Me

Someone wrote…

I’m 42 years old. For my entire life the idea of being a woman has felt like a constant hassle. Heels, tights, skirts, make-up… I could never do it and I have grown up believing I am a failure at life. I have mental health troubles as a result and sometimes just want to shut myself away.

Fortunately 20 years ago I fell in love with the man who eventually became my husband and over the years he has given me the space and the permission to be the true me. I have recently befriended a wonderful trans guy and I have fantastic LGBTQ friends who I cosplay with and they are helping me to come out to myself.

I don’t quite know where I sit on the gender spectrum but I am getting better at accepting that I am not a woman. I’m a me.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on November 16th, 2015 at 08:00 am

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