Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros. From the sounds of your post, it seems that you have become increasingly depressed over the years regarding your strong feelings towards potentially being a woman inside. You also mention that if you were able to pass as one, you would ... Read more.
Thanks for submitting your question to Alterheros. Believe it or not, many people feel the way you feel - disembodied and seemingly the wrong gender, appearance and object of attraction. You are definitely not alone, and it is not abnormal to feel the way you feel, despite ... Read more.
In your question you express the idea that you may be happier as a boy and wonder what you could identify as.
My short answer would be: you can identify yourself however you wish to.
Labels are usually a quick and easy way to put oneself into a category. Whether it ... Read more.
Thank you for writing to Alterhéros. I'll try to answer your questions as best as I can.
Reflecting on certain issues about your gender and sexual orientation could help clarify this situation a bit. Here are a few questions I think you might want to think about to understand yourself better.
You ... Read more.
Thank you for writing to AlterHeros. You are saying that you have gender dysphoria and that your testosterone level is down. You are questioning if this is a problem.
It is difficult to answer your question because we are not specialists in health issues... I feel that only ... Read more.
Thank you for reaching out and taking it upon yourself to talk with someone, sometimes the only thing someone really needs is an outlet to talk themselves through their own questions.
Gender identity can be a complicated concept to wrap your head around, and there are no clear cut ... Read more.
Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros. From the sounds of your post, you're looking for some guidance regarding a possible male to female (MTF) gender transition. As you've said, you like to cross dress and you feel really normal as a girl, ever since you were three ... Read more.
Thanks for writing in to us at AlterHéros. From your post, it sounds as though you are pretty confused about some of the feelings you're having. First of all, rest assured that at your age, it's completely normal to start wondering about your attraction to the ... Read more.
Pansexuality could be considered a broader category. Generally those who identify as pansexual are not attracted to an individual's gender. It seems to be more personality oriented, or character attributes-based. It is sometimes considered a variation on bi-sexuality, since the two have so much in common.
Differentiating the two could be ... Read more.
You feel you were born the wrong gender and you are worried that something bad might happen if you reveal your feelings to those around you.
Admitting something like this, even to those closest to you or to someone you are almost sure will be supportive, is extremely frightening. It's normal ... Read more.
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