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Living as a woman in my private life is teaching me much more than I could have imagined. Things are incredibly different for women in that there is more prejudice towards them but I find the role fits me like a glove. I like having other women smile at me and recognize me as part of their sorority. I like the banter I share with them and the comfort it brings me and I sometimes wonder what it would have been like to grow up as one.

Once I let go of the shame and guilt, I found it was easy to fit into a role that perhaps I was born to play except that biology got in the way. I have relaxed to such a point that I do not question myself in the slightest; I am just another woman going about her business in the world.

That's a monumental leap for someone like me but I am running with it.

I have read many intelligent transgender people's blogs in which they have stated that transition is not a goal but a journey and, without a target other than remaining balanced and happy, I will see where mine leads.


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No, I don't mind

When Halle and I last got together the woman serving us said:

"I can't wait to get home and take off my bra you know what I mean ladies?"

Arguably the statement wasn't the most elegant thing to say to perfect strangers but it made me reflect.

The thing is I don't mind wearing a bra because it is one more reminder that I am trans. Feeling my breast forms pressed up against my skin and cupped within the confines of my bra makes me comfortable and is another piece which contributes towards soothing my gender dysphoria.

There are days when the combination of the feel of my bra and forms, the pull of my dangly earrings and the feel of my feet in heels is a powerful combination which feeds my soul. I used to think this was me fooling myself until I finally admitted that my identity is being affirmed through these accoutrements. They are like badges that allow me to be addressed and treated in the manner I want; like a woman.

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