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Aidan5

I am new here and look forward to meeting everyone here :D. My name is Aidan and I would prefer he/him pronouns, I am a pre-T trans-male. I am in my junior year of high school. Unfortunately my family is transphobic but I am out to them, school is pretty awkward but I feel happier as me. I am still exploring sexuality but I have a love for the ocean :) I realized I was trans around 8th grade and now I am in 11th so around 3 years now, but only this year I came out to my family. 

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Carolyn Marie

Welcome to Trans Pulse, Aidan.  I like that name, BTW.  Congrats on coming out to the family, but I wonder what their reaction has been?  Are they at least tolerating your new identity, allowing you to dress, cut your hair, etc?  Or are they being restrictive and unsupportive?  I hope its the former.

 

Please ask any questions and look around the forums.  We're always here to help out any way we can.  Also, please check out the Chat Room, too.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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Krisvm

Hello Aidan,

 

Glad you have been able to come out, but obviously can be tough. I hope you will find everyone her supportive too.

 

Love and hugs,

 

Kris

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Timber Wolf

Hi Aiden,

Welcome to Transpulse. I'm glad you're here!

 

Lots of love and a big welcome hug, 

Timber Wolf 🐾

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Charlize

Welcome Aiden,

School is perhaps alway awkward.  I know it was for me even though i did my best to hide my gender issues.  Glad you've joined us.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Maid In Bedlam

Hello Aiden.

 

Welcome to the forum.

 

Hope to see you posting and gaining knowledge from this litle part of the internet.

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NB Adult  (Inactive)

Heyo Aiden!

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Clara

Howdy Aiden! By the looks of it you're the same age as me! 

I just joined as well and so far its pretty nice here. look forward to talking more!

 

Clara,

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Aidan5

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! Also to answer a few questions, My parents pretty much disregard my want to become a boy. So it could be worse I guess, though they will never call me Aidan, at least I can choose where I buy my clothes. I am actually getting a hair cut today so that's pretty cool haha 

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Susan R

Hi there Aiden, Welcome!  It's good to reach out in difficult times.  We can be a very helpful bunch and I'm sure many of us can relate to some of your situation.  You're way ahead of the curve knowing what you want for yourself this early on. It took me years to find myself.  Thanks for sharing a part of yourself with us all.

 

Good luck with the hair...it can sometime be very stressful finding the person that can do it like you want it.

 

Warmest Regards,

Susan R🌷

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Jani

Hello Aiden,.  Sorry to hear about your folks but its their call.  Continue your education so you can support yourself in a manner you wish.  I understand school can be hard when you're trans.  

 

As suggested, please join in.  Sometimes conversing with others, and even venting when necessary are a good thing.  

 

Jani

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Damien Mcknight

Hey Aiden! Welcome! I’m a pre-t guy too if you ever wanna chat uwu

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Adrian Doyle

Hi Aiden! I’m new here, but I totally understand that awkwardness in high school! I’m a sophomore. I hope it gets better! 

 

- Adrian

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Aidan5
1 hour ago, Adrian Doyle said:

Hi Aiden! I’m new here, but I totally understand that awkwardness in high school! I’m a sophomore. I hope it gets better! 

 

- Adrian

Hey man, nice to meet you. It actually has been pretty good lately. Also, welcome, if you need anything, don't be afraid to send me a message!

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