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Hi everyone!

Looks like I'm the first to post in this section of the new forums ^_____^ So I will introduce myself...

My name's Mani. I'm transgender, FtM. I'm 20 yrs old. I don't really know what else to say about myself <.< I'm a pretty nice guy, I guess thats about it. ^___^

Bye!

~Mani

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Guest Sophie Jean

Hello. Sophie here. At least that's my femme name for now. I identify as MTF transgender with borderline transexual tendencies. At 41 almost 42, I have finally started coming out first to myself and select others over the last few months. My suppression and denial of my feminine traits led me into an unsatisfied quest for identity from military service and education to a wife and children.

My quest has finally returned home where I had to confront the fact by hiding my compulsions from my wife for 10 years, I had deceived and betrayed her. So, with counseling, I am learning to walk the gentle path, embracing all of my core which tends to be more traditionally feminine, while respecting the needs and desires of my loved ones.

This is not an easy path for anyone to take, but learning to live in my core, and just be who I am, completely obviated the need to try to define myself; because we should not let ourselves be defined by our roles and responsibilities. That is external and can never satisfy. Instead, embracing all aspects of ourselves, and living with them (with respect to others of course) is immensely satisfying.

I apologize for the long-winded introduction. To the short, I live as a crossdresser currently. And even though I would love to be full-time at home, currently I appear as a slightly effeminate male with work colleagues and home, but go out liberated about twice a month fully dressed to safe settings in groups.

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Guest Mani

hi Sophie ^_^

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Guest Phoenix
Hi everyone!

Looks like I'm the first to post in this section of the new forums ^_____^ So I will introduce myself...

My name's Mani. I'm transgender, FtM. I'm 20 yrs old. I don't really know what else to say about myself <.< I'm a pretty nice guy, I guess thats about it. ^___^

Bye!

~Mani

Hi! My name is Phoenix. I'm transgender MtF. I'm 21 yrs old. I really do not know what else to say about myself either.

Btw Mani. ^_____^ :P

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Guest Sophie Jean

Welcome to the playground, Phoenix.

- Sophie Jean

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Guest Mani

Hi! My name is Phoenix. I'm transgender MtF. I'm 21 yrs old. I really do not know what else to say about myself either.

Btw Mani. ^_____^ :P

Hi Phoenix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW :P ^_____________^ :wub::D

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Guest seekingme
Hi Phoenix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW :P ^_____________^ :wub::D

hello every-one,

my name is scott and if i had to put a title to myself i'd

have to say i'm transgendered (MTF) ..i'm very very

new to all this and feel awfully alone at times,feeling

like i'm the only one dealing with whats on the inside

verses wat i see in the mirror..But i'm rambling as i

tend to do...lol..Sooo Hello to one and all...

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hello every-one,

my name is scott and if i had to put a title to myself i'd

have to say i'm transgendered (MTF) ..i'm very very

new to all this and feel awfully alone at times,feeling

like i'm the only one dealing with whats on the inside

verses wat i see in the mirror..But i'm rambling as i

tend to do...lol..Sooo Hello to one and all...

Hey there!

Welcome to the forums! Take a look around.. and even post about what's goin on with you.

Someone here is bound to be able to help.

Glad you found us!

Ray

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