Am I just reacting to societal norms concerning what females are expected to do? Can anyone relate to this? And every time someone mistakes you for the opposite sex, you get a strange kind of euphoria. Maybe because i'm shy or maybe because i don't want to upset others. That was when i was 16 or 17. Take this quiz for some perspective! We are required to report members identifying as such to the reddit admins. I look like a stereotypical flaming gay man, yet I have breasts and use the ladies, yet I also have a penis. It turns out that being transgender is about identity.
Just be you and eventually people around you will get it. I do have some similar feelings from when I was younger, where I would be obsessed with crossdressing and I would try to do it as often as i can. Since I was a six or seven maybe is when I first thought that I would like to be a boy. Sometimes exploring this can reveal more about yourself--including if you actually are a woman after all. I am trying to look more male.
I cut my hair several months ago and was nervous about it before, but it felt so right when it was off. As a kid, I was relatively shameless about these kinds of things, but my obsession with looking at women made me feel ashamed as I got older. Now, flash forward, when I seriously start considering this. I always wear sweatpants and a t shirt. They were dancing with me, and they asked me if I was a girl or a guy. I have fantasised about being a man and not feeling like I have to portray this gender. I said no, I'm a guy becoming a girl.
So, for a time, I could proceed with transition and still have slices of time where I presented as male. Even though I am ftm, I don't really buy into the gender binary. Do not disrupt the Safe Space If the mods think you're being too much of an arsehole, but it's not covered by the rules, your post will be removed and you might be banned. I also loved looking at other women in bathing suits; I was in awe of their confidence and beauty. A lot of what you describe is not gender feeling or brain it is gender presentation.
It just felt right, amazing, wonderful, and I did it for years. Its just… When I picture myself as a person I think of myself as boy. As I said before, I love well below the poverty line. I like the first part, though. I started to hate being called a girl, and being called she and her. If I spend the rest of my life male, it wouldn't bother me. I cut my hair short and dye it all kinds of crazy colors and I have a lip piercing, so usually seeing me is a shock to the system either way.
A lot of what you describe is not gender feeling or brain it is gender presentation. But Im unsure of how to tell my family and what to say to my friends. Work on walking like a girl, feel strange? I knew I had to transition when I realized that it wasn't a question of if, but when, I was going to kill myself. It is quite obvious my spouse just hates the idea of Bruce Jenner being a reality I know she would hate me to the grave. I have spent 8 monthes trying to do my research and leave no stone unturned so I know that I am for a fact transgender. Also, this reader identifies as a transgender female, therefore some of the resources are specific for that population.
I worked hard to have all the right academic degrees and build the right networks. But my gender has always been really confusing for me, I went from being cisgender, to genderfluid, demigirl, genderneutral, you name it. Now I have to admit I am not facing it from people who in spite of my slightly different clothing from the typical redneck male around here still see me as male but I did go through it for months. I still get up and go to work, I just find myself daydreaming and scheming about how to do it. My co-workers knew something was going on, but they didn't know what.
And if they never come around. Some people take a lot longer in life to begin questioning. Its constantly popping up in my head. Scared I'll find out I'm not trans, scared I'll find out I am. If you believe someone 12 or younger is using our site without parental consent, please contact us. And now this subject never leaves my mind. If you ever have the time and energy, I would love to talk to you about this.
It just seems weird if I live the rest of my life with this sort of jealousy of not being able to wear the clothes that women usually wear and having to deal with it. I have taken on roles that were seen as being male orientated — not that a female could do just as good a job or better. I can talk about fashion just as deeply as I can talk about cars; I can be both caring and competitive, etc. In fact, she said any voice therapy to help with my projection issues would actually make my voice male! You can be a man, who identifies as male, and whose mind is fighting against the dumb fences society built forever ago when Christianity killed people for not being the same. Okay, so firstly you can find groups to join.
To be trying to hard and trying to be someone they are not. However, these feelings are similar to what a cisgender female may experience when wearing a key piece of intimates, in that, while I am not sexually aroused, I gain poise and confidence. There is nothing wrong with being a crossdresser; and there is nothing wrong with being transgender. Do you accept his offer, or not? Also I feel like it's worth noting that, not in including the last few months, I had been pretty emotionless for about 4 years except for the fake smiles and occasional laugh. You might cut or grow your hair, take hormones, get top or bottom surgery, or change nothing at all.