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Mahaney

I've been on this site for awhile now and want to introduce myself. I've joined this site with the name Mahaney, which is combination of my given birth first name and middle name. My given name is Moi. I knew I was transgender at a young age. I repressed it until I moved out of my parents house some 5 or so years ago. I decided to wait till I was on my own to fully embrace my full womenhood until I could do so without fearing anyone. My title says I'm M as I'm not sold on my new feminine name. I can't decide if I want to go by the first name Mahaney, or Moira, or my favorite Melissa. Any way Hi everyone.

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NB Adult

Hi Mahaney, welcome once again!

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Carolyn Marie

Thanks very much for your intro, Mahaney.  I hope that you continue to be active on the site.  Please feel free to ask any questions or post comments.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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tracy_j

Hi Mahaney! It's tricky choosing a name. Something we never have to do at birth. One or other will fall into place.

 

Tracy

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Daphne

Hi mahaney, welcome to the site, choosing a name is never easy but you will soon find one that suits 

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Timber Wolf

Hi Mahaney,

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

 

Lots of love and a big welcome hug, 

Timber Wolf 🐾

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Jani

Greetings!!  I'm glad you're here.

Jani

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SaraAW

Welcome to the site. I tried several different names until I found the one that resonated. Try them all out. If you have some allies or a therapist, get them to help you rest them. It may help to hear the name coming from other people’s mouths.  Keep at it and you’ll find you.  
 

*hugs*

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