Author: Amanda

Have You Thought?

Have You Thought?

If you judge me because I’m married to a transgender person have you ever stopped to think about the person I am? Have you thought about what it took for me to stay with...

Watching Someone Else Grieve

Watching Someone Else Grieve

Recently I met a woman whose spouse just came out to her as being transgender (we will call her, the cis spouse, Sarah).  The interesting thing about Sarah’s situation, for me is, she is...

Orlando 

Orlando 

I have yet to come out and make any kind of statement on my public Facebook fan page or on a blog post (I have said a little on my personal FB) about the...

Privilege vs. judgement 

Privilege vs. judgement 

Let’s make something clear, I’m a tiny little blonde hair, blue eyed white girl. I grew up in upper middle suburbia, I now live in upper middle class suburbia. I didn’t grow up in...

Walking away 

Walking away 

Hi there, sorry I seem to have fallen off the face of the earth, but I have two valid reasons for the hiatus, one I’ve been very busy with school and every free second...

I’m Not Brave

I’m Not Brave

The other day I was talking to someone and she said “I think you are brave”.  My response was “I am not trying to be brave I am just trying to live my life”. ...

Meeting the Family

Meeting the Family

This post is long overdue I just haven’t been able to find the time and write it… Easter…The first time my family (aside from my mom) met Emily.  To say this time was stress...

Please Don’t Pity Me

Please Don’t Pity Me

I’ve seen the look in some people’s eyes when I come out to them or when I say certain things…the look is pure pity. I’m sure my life doesn’t look ideal and it’s not...