He had seen me dressed before but never this close up. We struck up a brief conversation during which this twenty year old reassured me about being myself by telling me not to worry when I might have appeared apprehensive to him. I wasn’t but it was kind of him to make me feel at ease.
I used my female voice instinctively and all went very well. After a few minutes he had to leave and that was that.
The more comfort you feel in your own skin the more people will treat you accordingly. You need to respect who you are first and things will fall into place.
Remember that you get to define you.