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Guest Snow Angel

So it's summer and it's hot! I can no longer wear my personal crutch, the wig, because it is so hot out. This is how I looked this weekend while hanging out with my friends. All I can see is a guy trying to be a girl. Any suggestions on what I can do to pass better, or what types of FFS/other surgery I'll need? Or am I just doomed to never pass because of uncontrollable things like shoulders and body type.

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Guest CharliTo

I think the scarf's color's different w/ the rest of the outfit, but u look even better than last time ^^. Hehe. I've seen girls that look like you. (like this girl I knew from the University and was in my Calculus class...)

I'm noticing small amounts of bang somehow helps big time (I do that ;)...although I have TOO much bang. haha)

:)

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Guest Drew

i think you look really good, not like a guy trying to be a girl as you said, just a girl. i know a few bio-girls who have broader shoulders than you do...don't worry about it too much.

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Guest StrandedOutThere

Yeah, you look cute! I don't know how tall you are, but from the picture all I see is girl. Hmm...not sure I can offer any constructive advice that would help you. Maybe try a different scarf? Sorry, that's all I'm coming up with. Seriously though, you look good.

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Guest raydub

you definitely look like a girl. just... yeah.. matching scarf would fix the issue.

a friend of mine who can see my screen was like.. "who is she?!" and definitely the first thing she mentioned was the scarf.. and that awkward look people do when theyre taking their own picture. :)

all in all...you look good.

Ray

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Guest Mr. Fox

Estrogen has softened your already androgynous facial features. Your shoulders are not particularly broad. You pass quite well. I see no need for FFS, but to each their own.

Adrian

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Guest Jack Solomon
Yeah, you look cute! I don't know how tall you are, but from the picture all I see is girl.

She's 5'10'. :)

You don't 'need' FFS and you could most likely pass without it with time on HRT, but if you did pursue FFS you would mainly get it for your own confidence and peace of mind. All in all, I think FFS may increase your confidence, but otherwise you look fairly androgynous already. The main points I can see on your face which would probably benefit from subtle FFS technique are probably the hairline and the jawline/side of your face. Your eye area reads as female and is one of the most feminine areas of your face. One of the main keys to being instantly perceived as female to the human eye is the overall contour of your face. A good FFS surgeon will know how to best subtly alter the contours of your face so you are perceived 100% of the time as female without makeup. I do think that you should be able to get away with subtle contouring if you do decide to go for FFS, simply because you already have a fairly androgynous face type.

Your shoulders are somewhat broad but I've seen broader on genetic females before. I've also seen genetic females who have a pretty similar face type to yours. Your legs are pretty feminine and you've got a good shape from hip to leg. Also, keep in mind your body may continue to feminize in the next couple of months. It's awesome how much you've changed already after a few months of HRT.

Hope that helps a bit,

Solomon

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Guest StrandedOutThere

If you are 5'10" then height shouldn't pose much of a problem for passing. I have a biofemale friend who is your height (a little taller actually) who looks a lot like you in the face. She always "passes". I think it isn't always facial structure that people tune in to. It's the fat distribution patterns. In my case, I would like to eventually pass as male...but I'm a little above what would be an 'ideal weight'. My hips and thighs give me away EVERY TIME. I'm not saying to put on weight, but I do think that hormones will eventually change your body shape more and more over time.

You do have pretty eyes.

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Guest harvester52

I don't know about the rest of these guys here, but I think you're real pretty. I'd say you pass really well. If I didn't know you were MTF, I would've thought you were a ciswoman.

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Guest Chris_421

Awww, you're beautiful. No worries, I see nothing in your pictures that hint at anything overly masculine that would be considered male.

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Guest Jack Solomon
If you are 5'10" then height shouldn't pose much of a problem for passing. I have a biofemale friend who is your height (a little taller actually) who looks a lot like you in the face. She always "passes". I think it isn't always facial structure that people tune in to. It's the fat distribution patterns. In my case, I would like to eventually pass as male...but I'm a little above what would be an 'ideal weight'. My hips and thighs give me away EVERY TIME. I'm not saying to put on weight, but I do think that hormones will eventually change your body shape more and more over time.

You do have pretty eyes.

I do agree, fat distribution patterns can be a key cue. I have this problem too, my body shape definately gives me away (at a distance, even, sadly enough) even if my face didn't.

Anyway, Snow Angel, you do look really cute. It's interesting, I was actually reminded of a woman I knew a few years back from those pictures, just from your face. I hope you don't worry about it too much but I can sympathize because I have strong worries about my 'passing ability' too. You are definately not doomed to not pass, far from it! You pass very well in those pictures. If you do decide to get FFS (just mentioning this because I know you're strongly considering it) do it for yourself and improving your own confidence/peace of mind. When I was giving you a quick breakdown of some areas that subtle FFS technique could benefit I was more referring to how you looked without makeup or anything else (because you asked), which I know is one of your main concerns.

Sorry I don't have much more to add in the way of constructive advice. :)

Solomon

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Guest CharlesMonroe

Dont worry, girl. You look great! I never would have guessed you were a transwoman, honest. I know a lot of girls with your kind of build and certainly a lot with your facial type. Your face is a very feminine feature, and your body fat distribution look very female. So, no worries!

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Guest VLee

My gosh, and you are worried? I so wish I could get a face and body swap with you and you could really worry about passing then, lol.

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Guest Snow Angel

Hey, I just wanted to thank you all for the lovely replies. It has been a nice confidence booster. I asked a few offsite cisgender friends what they thought, and they said the same things. I just wished I could see about myself what you all see. Maybe it is because I am my own worst critic. Also, I have to see myself on a day to day basis, so the changes are so gradual in my eyes that I haven't noticed much change. Anyway, thank you again for the comments. The compliments make my day and keep me plugging along in life.

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Guest CharliTo

^^ good to hear girl ^^

I know I feel the same way too. On that other post, I seriously never expected some of the nice comments too. :P After that, I'm kinda feeling great and luckily we are our own critics, so we can always find places to improve :) (i can point out what i didn't like about that pic I made, but I don't want people looking for it >.<)

I also realize now that u are still wearing that lovely pink hoodie =)

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