My relation to masculinity and subsequent lack of relation to femininity was definitely more of a waveform than a straight-line Like, Follow, Share!
This one is easy. My very first memories of my childhood start around the age of 4, when I would pray/wish every night that I would wake up the next day with a penis and become a boy. Like, Follow, Share!
When did you realize you didn’t relate to your birth gender? When i was 5 years old. Like, Follow, Share!
Looking back at my life I’ve always been a little boy but it took me until i was 19 to realize who i was. Like, Follow, Share!
When I was 3 years old I had the idea that at some point in everyone’s life they got to choose which gender they wanted to be, and I knew that I wanted to be a girl more then anything. Like, Follow, Share!
I was about 5 or 6. I remember standing in my bathroom tub looking at my body and exploring its features. Like, Follow, Share!
I don’t know if I would ever say I never related to my birth gender. I kind of just grew into my truth if that makes sense. Like, Follow, Share!
I always thought I was a boy when I was very young. My sister Kelly is 18 months younger than me and looking back I truly thought I was a boy and she was a girl. Like, Follow, Share!
The best discourse I ever heard for how I felt, was, “it’s not like I’m trapped in the wrong body, I’m trapped in other people’s perceptions about my body”. Like, Follow, Share!
Spring 2009 was when I had the terminology for how I felt. I think that I had known for a while before then. Like, Follow, Share!