Category Archives: detransition

Information online about regret, detransition, retransition, etc.

We don’t have good information about detransition, retransition and regret. People are pointing to old studies. Once again this population is a small group within a small group so no good data and there is likely a reluctance on the … Continue reading

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A list of reasons for people who report regrets in studies and what therapists think

What research participants said: The person was not transsexual, they were misdiagnosed, the real issue was not addressed, the person felt they needed to accept their body, had to accept social role/expressions. They lost people in their lives, lost partners, … Continue reading

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People who have identity issues, think about identity issues.

People who have identity issues, think about identity issues. Questioning doesn’t mean a person made the wrong decision.  It doesn’t mean a person will make the right decision, either.   Wherever you are, you very likely will have days that … Continue reading

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Detransition

Mental health and medical providers have to learn about and talk about detransition.   We have to figure out what the medical needs and mental health needs are for folks who transition back. Many people simply leave health care, leave … Continue reading

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“Socialized Trans”

This is an important blog for therapists to read. Socialized Trans This was a brave post for many reasons. This issue is one of the reasons I began writing this blog on regret and detransition. I believe that there are … Continue reading

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The bind

Like most everything related to transgender people, we don’t have good data on regret.  Often the people who are talking about regret, have a specific agenda. Often too, the people who are NOT talking about it have a specific agenda … Continue reading

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Musings: What is the therapist’s responsibility in an individuals regret over the decision to transition?

  Increasingly, the idea that no one size fits all is a critical reminder.  As therapists we are working with people, not labels or categories. What is the therapist’s responsibility in a person making a decision that they later regret? … Continue reading

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Transition, transitioning back, de-transition and regret

This is an important and often upsetting topic. I want to brainstorm about it and get feedback about these ideas.  I am trying to talk about these ideas in a cooperative consultative way so I am entirely open to constructive … Continue reading

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