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  1. Clothing Size Conversion Charts   (1,473 visits to this link)

    Contains necessary information for converting sizes from your assigned gender to that of your target gender.

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  3. Having Trouble Stepping Into The Woman's Section. 1 2 3 4

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  5. Swimsuits 1 2 3

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  7. Bought my first shoulder bag. :o 1 2 3

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  8. Don't overlook Goodwill,etc. 1 2

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  9. Finding Shoes That Fit 1 2

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  10. Women Heels Size :) 1 2

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  11. Personal Style 1 2

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  12. Sweaters. Yay! 1 2

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  14. Shoe size... 1 2

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  15. First Time Wearing A Dress 1 2

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  19. Legwear 1 2

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  20. I Feel Slightly Uncomfortable Buying Men's Clothes... 1 2

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  21. Question For Male Cross Dressers 1 2

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  22. Large Size Shoes 1 2

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      Hello, Grubsky, and welcome to Trans Pulse.  My apologies for taking so long to approve your post.  I guess we're a bit short handed tonight in staff.   There is no one right answer to your questions, hon.  IMHO, a gender specialist is often preferable to a general therapist, if only because they would prob have connections to other resources in the community that trans folk need to follow their path, such as trans friendly doctors, hair removal techs, local clinics and such.  But as long as a regular therapist seeks out the appropriate information or knows how to find resources, they can do fine.  That's especially true if you are already comfortable with them.  It's pretty much up to you.  Starting over can be time consuming and intimidating.   I would be guided by your therapist as to what issues to tackle first.  None of us know you and none of us are therapists, so I'm not qualified to say what is more important, only that they are all important in one way or another.  Boy, what a wishy washy answer that was.      As far as whether and how to tell your current therapist, please don't worry about it.  The honest truth is always your best bet, and the sooner the better.  They would probably prefer an e-mail to not telling them anything, but if you can muster the courage, I think you'd be better off telling them in person.  Having a dialogue works much better that way.   You're welcome to provide an intro in the Intro Forum.  Short or long it doesn't matter.  Take care and good luck.   HUGS   Carolyn Marie
    • Heathick
      Wow, I'm so impressed and envious!!!
    • Cheyenne skye
      I'm fed up with doctors these days. So I missed a "virtual" visit I had scheduled last week. Now I'm worried that the doctor won't refill my prescriptions unless I reschedule my appointment. And the psychiatric nurse practitioner I see for my depression did the same thing. I was about to run out of my medication and the pharmacy tried calling to get a refill but I was told to call the office. The nurse said that she would only give me a single refill because I hadn't seen her since January. I would need to make an appointment with her to get further refills . I mean, if there was a problem, don't you think I would have called by now? And with the pandemic, I figured it safer to only go to the doctor for emergencies.  I've been on HRT for 8 years now and my last dosage change was at least 4 years ago. My blood work always comes back the same.  Why do I still need to see the doctor so often. At this point, wouldn't once yearly be sufficient? I'm so tired of having to see the doctor so much.  (I go to a local clinic that is well known for being LGBT friendly.  All the providers there mostly follow the same protocols when it comes to trans patients so switching to someone else there would likely have the same result. ) Anybody else tired of doctors taking advantage of you?
    • KymmieL
      Good to hear, Liz. I bet it felt fantastic even with the couple of snags. I so envy you.   Today for me was an OK. day. Got the word on my wig. then had a therapist appointment. I wound up rescheduling it because my wife was home. She was going to be nice and go upstairs and do some cleaning. Then as my appointment time came she decides to sit in the living room.(Three feet from me) and look through some pictures. Some privacy. So I scoot upstairs. With her just sitting down here. I really didn't want to open up so I rescheduled.    Of course, when I came down early she asked, All done?  me:Yep short and sweet. her: OK  I hope that I didn't invade your privacy.  in a snide kinda way.   I love her to death but I am getting so fed up with her crap.   Kymmie
    • Heathick
      Holly, girl, sometimes you remind me of myself! I love a pink headband, I'm completely in your boat on weight, I also have a winter/christmas-theme in my name (which I cherish), and although I'm nowhere near any point of choosing a vagiplasty procedure, I know without a doubt if I do ever decide to both transition and also opt for bottom surgery, for me personally, the ability to experience vaginal penetration, be it a guy (even though I'm not romantically attracted to them), or a trans-woman with or without SRS, or a...prop (with or without batteries )...or...any other more universal anatomy...[sly grin]...For me personally, that's where my heart is, and huge part of what I've always envied from the female side.   Personally, I don't even care if it makes me look loose, or even downright slutty. For me, sexuality, along with its partner sensuality, rank among to absolute best top reasons for being alive!!! And I say to heck with any restrained haters!
    • Confused1
      I am 65, pre-op, married to my soul mate and have no interest in penetration or dilation. So I guess that makes me lesbian. I also had my prostate removed with salvage radiation 2 years later (this year). That will make the surgery to install a canal more difficult and hazardous. If I was 30, I might go in another direction. The only thing that makes any sense for me is the Non Canal version. I have my GCS consult next month.   I don't have estrogen yet, but also don't have testosterone either, other than from the adrenals due to Lupron shots. My therapist told me she has never seen someone as happy as I am without any hormones. I can't wait to try estrogen. I don't ever want that poison called testosterone in my veins ever again! 
    • ElizabethStar
      My first full day at work as Elizabeth was interesting. I got my Outlook account updated but somebody forgot to remove my the old picture from my signature. Thankfully I only sent 1 email before I caught it. I have been on auto-pilot introducing myself on the phone for the last few years so I was surprised I only messed it once. I was also pretty funny listening everyone correct themselves when they would use my dead name.   I also changed everything on my FB account. I decided to just update my name, profile picture and just see where it lands. So far it's been going over good.
    • grubsky
      Hi, this is my first post, so hopefully I didn’t screw up somehow. I’m bisexual, AMAB, and right now I am struggling with gender questioning and feeling nonbinary (specifically genderqueer or bi-gender.) I already have a therapist who is a grad student, who I really like and enjoy talking to, but I have presented to him as a cis male from the beginning of our correspondence. I am currently working with him to battle my anxiety and depression symptoms and working with his office to get a formal diagnosis. I don’t know if he has experience in gender therapy, but I feel a need to get help from someone who can help me address my gender identity. The obstacle is that I’m really scared and I don’t know what to say, especially since he already knows me as male, and my gender identity is a bit more complex than just transfeminine (not to undercut the struggles of all of you trans femmes out there, love you!) Anyway, do you think I need to look for a separate gender therapist who can help me? Should I focus on getting my anxiety and depression sorted before I tackle my gender? (Keep in mind I may want to pursue gender affirming medical transition.) Should I just bite the bullet and tell him in an email if I’m too scared to do it in person? I feel terrified, and any response would be appreciated. Thanks.
    • Shay
      So sorry to hear that @Abi 
    • Berni
      This thread is so interesting to read ... even though I feel like this kind of decision is a really long way off for me. So great to hear everyone's stories and thoughts. Such a valuable resource.   I think you are all so brave! I'm sitting here feeling sore and sorry from a really minor operation. The amount of .... determination? (Is that the right word?) ... to undertake what you have gone through is very inspiring.   Man, we trans girls are tough!
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