Category Archives: sexism

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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It is a fact that there are gender non-conforming children.  It’s not a pathology UNLESS it is a pathology.  Transsexualism is rare.  Gender non-conformity is actually pretty common and quite often, parents and society set out to crush gender non-conforming … 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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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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