To be Allowed to be Myself

Someone wrote…

I keep looking at my past and noticing I didn’t conform to gender even before I understood what gender was. Now, after living as a woman for decades, I just want to be allowed to be myself but at the same time I don’t know how. Can I just change? Do I need to tell people?

I wish I could talk about it but I’m scared of sounding self-absorbed, or that other people will find me weird or that I’m forcing myself to be unique. I am not, this is who I am. I never felt like a woman, and I never wanted to be one, but I also don’t feel like a man or wish to transition into one.

For the longest time I thought everyone felt this way, unhappy with their gender and body parts.

What’s your experience?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on April 3rd, 2015 at 08:00 am

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