Monthly Archives: October 2014

Similar, but not the same

In her response to my previous post, my sister wrote the following. So here’s my struggle trying to understand you. I love you dearly and I don’t ever want to loose you. But the thing is, we are so similar … Continue reading

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Love hurts

The other day, my younger sister shared a video with me. I’m not 100% sure the one below is the exact same video, but it is the same song, and it definitely captures her feelings on my transition. Though I … Continue reading

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oppression

Oppression when I was ten my sister and her friend locked me up in the cupboard under the stairs when finally she let me out only minutes before mum and dad got back home I beat her bloody an adult … Continue reading

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First steps

I was at the supermarket when my mobile rang. Thinking it was my 16-year old I took it without even looking at the screen. An unknown voice said something I couldn’t make out over the noise that assaulted me from … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

About two weeks ago I came out to my parents. Understandably, they weren’t thrilled. However, they did seem to understand. What’s more, they seemed to understand things better than I could have hoped for. Mum remembered how things went downhill … Continue reading

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Not just a tomboy

I remember the day my five-year-old sister and three-year-old me got our big dolls. With their dark brown curls and deep blue eyes they were gorgeous. Mine wore a neat white dress with tiny blue flowers. I can’t recall what … Continue reading

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