Jump to content
  • Welcome to the TransPulse Forums!

    We offer a safe, inclusive community for transgender and gender non-conforming folks, as well as their loved ones, to find support and information.  Join today!

Sign in to follow this  
Carolyn Marie

Argentina Gets Its First Trans News Anchor

Recommended Posts

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Who's Online   11 Members, 0 Anonymous, 90 Guests (See full list)

    • Cyndee
    • Jani
    • Jamey braley
    • nobitaro
    • ShawnaLeigh
    • Firenze
    • KathyLauren
    • Petra Jane
    • Jackie C.
    • Gender Phoenix
    • JoniSteph
  • Topics With Zero Replies

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
    • Total Posts
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
    • Most Online

    Newest Member
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Claire
    2. CodePoetSarah
      (55 years old)
  • Posts

    • Jani
      These are trying times.  Not just for our community but for all of us as we are asked to stay in while many places we would like to go to are closed.  This is a good article that enumerates ways to find and obtain counseling while sequestered in your home or away from loved ones.  It mentions AA, Psychology Today, Betterhelp, Talkspace, Larkr.   Admittedly I had not been aware of the last three sites.  The Department of HHS and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline links are also there.    https://www.npr.org/2020/04/03/826726628/how-to-get-therapy-when-you-cant-leave-the-house   Here's the takeaway from the article. "Let's do a quick recap. What are the most important things to know about getting therapy right now? It can feel really tempting to put your mental health on the back burner right now because there's so much happening. But you might need help more than ever. And it's not great to just constantly download that onto your friends and family because they're going through the same thing too. Therapists are trained professionals. They have confidentiality in mind. If you have insurance, you can ask your insurance company to help you find a provider or a method. And if you don't have insurance, there are lots of free options and low-cost options for you out there."
    • Sarahnr1
      Like you i am and have been Sucidal since i was  little  (recently upgraded to Severe  as well as upgraded   Severe depression and Anxiety  Disorder )  Due to some BS  in RL last year ) And i have gazilion NP  diagnosis  as well.        This said only to let you know i DO understand  you better then you might think.     First you DONT want to die thats obvius and thats good. And you SHOULD be very scared  of this route  as well as its not even close to as peacful or painless  as you are led to belive from those claiming it is. Its quite the opposite.  USE  those feelings  of  DONT whant to die  and  being scared   to take this step     What you need is someone to talk to  and im here if you want to get to know me better or give me chance either out here  / Or by Pm /or both. You also NEED to somehow get profetional  help  ASAP.     And last  belive me  i KNOW  how  down you must be right now  in youre obvius  DEEP  Depression  as i have been there MANY times  in my life BUT TRUST me on this  Suicide is NOT have not / will not ever  be the right  solution.  It WILL  get better again   so you HAVE to  KEEP ON  FIGHTING  for youre life  and youre goals   with every  breath you take   my friend  IT CAN be done   YOURE NOT  alone   my friend     
    • Jackie C.
      Unfortunately, there's no magic formula for coming out to family. You tell them in a safe way (personal safety is key) that you feel will help them to understand. Depending on their personal bias, they will accept you or reject you. Explain, don't argue and be prepared to answer questions. Some family members will accept you unconditionally. Others will be like my egg-donor, and go insane.   Sometimes friends and family come around with time. Sometimes they don't. You can't control that. All you can do is be the best, most authentic you that you can possibly be.   I live in the Midwest. I've had one family member and zero friends reject me. Your odds are probably better than you think.   Hugs!
    • Jackie C.
      Depression is a powerful thing. The kind of crushing weight that won't let you breathe. What worked for me... coming out, HRT and being myself... won't necessarily work for you. The first thing I'd do is find a therapist. Depression is a very big thing, don't face it alone.   Don't say anything about social distancing. My therapist is online and we talk via a video app. No excuses. Get some help.   Next up: Support your friend. The kind of people who bully other people aren't the kind of people who make good partners. She's going to need you when enough of the novelty has worn off that he starts acting like himself again. You don't have to pretend to be happy for her, but you also don't need to nag her about it. Express your concerns if you have to. Once. Then drop it. You don't need to be hurting her. Be there when she needs someone to help pick up the pieces. Don't say, "I told you so."   You're allowed to be sad about the money thing. A lot of people are in the same situation right now. Try to make plans for "What happens if the money runs out?" Where will you live? What will you eat? Who will pat you on the head and tell you that you're pretty? You know, necessities.   In the meantime, we're here if you need to vent. We're pretty good at the emotional support group thing. I think you know that suicide isn't the answer. You'll get through this.   Hugs!
    • Gender Phoenix
      I've spent a large part of my life on forums all over the net trying to talk people out of sucicide, why? because I feel similar to many of these people.  I too have wanted to end my life many times.   I've never carried out a plan nor made attempts, but I had gotten as far as a plan before changing my mind, not always for the same reasons.   I suffer from anexity issues, depression, and low self esteem.  I'm transgender, not transitioned yet, 32, and may have a few mental and personality disorders from years of emotional abuse.    I have 4 close friends, two of which I have feelings for, neither have them back.  I have made a lot of progress towards improving myself because of all the love and support of one of them.  I'm not always open with how I feel about much of any thing but i tell her every thing, she is one of only three people who know I've considered suicide in the past.  She's my primary confidant and bedrock keeping me sane and alive.     Today I found out she's dating one of my bullies, that's known me for all of my life and hadn't started to be nice to me till recently.  I had a crush on her, I've nearly hated him, now i feel shocked, confused, devastated, on top of being worried about my future, my friends, and on top of my already existing depression and issues I have against my own body, I now have this running through my mind too. They have only told me, because they say they can trust me, but the other group of people our other friends think their both in happy relationships with other people and this bully is bffs with one of her exes.   I don't want to think or deal with any of this, I haven't worked at all, i am running out of money because of the virus, I hate myself, I just wish I could feel happy for her, I feel like a horrible person for not being able to.  My other best friend wouldn't even talk to me for two days and does this from time to time.   I want to die, except to my horror, I've learned from the mistakes of those I know who survived or where stopped, I having spent all my life trying to prevent others from sucicide find myself considering it.   I'll tell no one any thing, shut down emotionally, and never come back, or at least that's what I'm afraid of.  A part of me still wants to live, I just don't want to feel suffering or pain any more.  but I can feel the grip of the despair growing more powerful than ever before, so I ask some one please help me, please give me advice, some one save me.  
    • Denisenj
      This is an interesting topic
    • BrandiBri
      Good Morning all. i'm just finishing my cup of joe and admiring the pics of the nails. Very nice! I work retail so I have to keep mine short. However I am now on a 30 day loa so I am going to try false ones for now. It's going to be around 60 today and pushing 80 tomorrow.
    • BrandiBri
      I agree with everyone here, It is never too late to transition. For many of us it was a matter of life or death. I began HRT at 69 and now I am at peace with myself and having so much fun!   Hugs, Brandi
    • MetaLicious
      I know.  My wife keeps talking about it like I'm "flipping a switch" and it's just not like that.  At all.  Still, when it comes to coming out, there's a temptation to treat it like a band-aid that hurts less if you just rip it off... 
    • BrandiBri
      Happy Birthday CodePoetSarah! and Claire! 🎂🍦 Have a great day!   Hugs. Brandi
    • Timber Wolf
      Good morning everyone,🐀   Happy birthday CodePoetSarah!🎂 Happy birthday Claire!🎂 Hope you have a wonderful day!   Lots of love, Timber Wolf 🐾
    • TammyAnne
      I cannot be of much help as far as presenting yourself to the world, as I am not out (yet) to more than a tiny handful of people. So I live in the closet or in "stealth" mode. However, the folkx here have given me courage, and I'm looking at ways to change all that. Progress is sometimes a tiny drip. Someday. TA
    • Suzanne1
      Certainly such feelings/symptoms are important for one's psychotherapist to know, but is it possible that one might also want to consult with a physician of one stripe or another?  
    • TammyAnne
      Good morning. I'm jealous of everyone's gorgeous nails. I have guitarists nails that are super short. Coffee almost done. Warm steamy weather ahead this week. That usually means storms and even tornadoes. Not fun. Wishing everyone a safe and happy day! TA
    • TammyAnne
      Today begins the start of your life. Every time the sun rises! TA
  • Upcoming Events

  • Create New...