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Why I Chose to be Positive

Why I Chose to be Positive

I worry that my positivity about my spouse and our transition comes off to others, especially other spouses of trans people as me thinking my way is the only way. I respect 110%, whatever...

Meeting Emily

Meeting Emily

Last week a friend reached out to discuss the concerns that her family had with meeting Emily for the first time.  Their concerns were because they knew Nick, and this is a valid concern...

The Price of Being Open and Honest

The Price of Being Open and Honest

I am choosing to be open and to share our journey despite the negative reactions that are possible.  As I have said before we are very fortunate that the criticisms and loses of friends...

Valentine’s Day, Midwives (or lack there of), & Estrogen

Valentine’s Day, Midwives (or lack there of), & Estrogen

This was our first Valentine’s Day as a trans couple…as a seemingly same sex couple.  Last Valentine’s Day we were in a very different place, still learning what gender dysphoria meant for us.  At...

The Day My “Husband” Dies

The Day My “Husband” Dies

I worried about when the last day I would see “Nick” was going to be and it took me a long time to realize there won’t be an official “last day”. Sure, there will...

The third “person” in my marriage 

The third “person” in my marriage 

Very early on I had to come to grips with the fact that gender dysphoria is bigger than me, it’s bigger than my spouses’ love for me, and basically it controls our lives. There...

HRT (hormones replacement therapy)

HRT (hormones replacement therapy)

Arguably one of the most important parts of medical transition is HRT (hormone replacement therapy). Part of our plan to start HRT involved a second child. Our family of 3 is not complete and...