Question: How to Celebrate Starting T in a Positive way?

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how do you not only celebrate starting T in the positive way, but also give yourself the space and time to respect the sadness that leaving the female version of you behind brings?

To all FTMs: did you take some time out on your own, or rather spend time with lots of people? Did you feel sad at all? How did you spend your last days on female hormones?

Please post your response in the comments below.

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Posted by on August 2nd, 2015 at 08:00 am

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One Response to “Question: How to Celebrate Starting T in a Positive way?”

  1. Sam

    Hey there :)
    I started T about a year and a half ago. I don’t remember the date. I never knew whether hormones were the right decision for me, for sure, but eventually I felt it was worth it because my dysphoria got really bad. Yes, I mourned my girl self and I think I still do. It’s a process and I’ve gone off T a few times to let my mind catch up with my body. I self-inject, which means I have complete control. Your decision isn’t final, but some changes are irreversible.
    I think taking a few days out is a great idea. If you want to spend it alone or with friends depends on who you are as a person, I think. I’m introverted, so I spend time with myself and my closest friend when I need to process something. Rituals are good for facilitating thought – me and my partner have a ritual of drinking herbal tea with honey from a real tea pot in the evening and just reading together. I something needs to come up, it’s really easy to voice it in that context.
    Wish you all the best on the journey ahead!


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