A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with a friend and she said something which has stuck with me ever since: "Be kind to your unhealthy self, as you are kind to your healthy self." I was gobsmacked.
For those who have never experienced it, no description will ever suffice. For those who have experienced it, no description is needed.
Today is Christmas. This year, I entered the holiday season in a better place than I've ever been before.
So why do I feel so bad?
I've been actively writing this blog for around 6 months, and am closing in on the one-year anniversary of my coming-out to myself. I thought this would be a good time to check in and see how things have progressed.
March 31st is Trans Day of Visibility. It's a day for Trans people and allies to show their presence and support. Please join us!
You are probably familiar with the 5 Stages of Grief. It occurred to me early on in my realization of my gender that I'm working through these stages as well.
In western cultures, mental health is largely misunderstood and often ignored. Those with mental conditions are often stigmatized.