Question: Gender Identity

Adrian asks…

Hey, I’m 20 years old, currently female. However, though I’ve always felt neutral/cis about my gender, only recently have I felt like perhaps I’d be happier as male.

I don’t really have /dysphoria/ about my body, exactly, but there isn’t really any love their either. I suppose I was taught to accept what I have before even stopping to think about the possibility that I might not be female after all.

I like feminine things, but growing up, as well as recently, I’ve never really been /feminine/, you know? I’ve always seen myself as more gender neutral, but I’ve only just now stopped to think that maybe I could be trans? Like, it’s only really hit me recently that just because I can be feimine, doesn’t mean that I’m female.

But I feel like I’m too old to only just be figuring this out now. Is there anyone here that only discovered themselves at an older age?

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Posted by on April 26th, 2016 at 08:00 am

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2 Responses to “Question: Gender Identity”

  1. nola

    yeah, I never questioned my gender at all til i was maybe 18 or 19 [it’s hard to place exactly when it happened]… i’m 21 now

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  2. Stephanie

    I didn’t start feeling gender dysphoria until I was 41. I’m now 42 and living full-time as myself (a woman). They’re aren’t any rules about how this works.

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