Partners and families

Gender Dysphoria affects the significant others and family relations of transgendered people in a variety of ways.  The links on the right hand menu lead to pages containing insights and short introductions to the kind of feelings each group are likely to experience as well as useful links for further support.

Remember, when a family member “comes out” about being transgendered, they’re the same person you’ve always known and loved. They are simply trusting you with more information about a specific aspect of the psyche, the part related to their Gender identity.

Remember, if you are able to learn and practice acceptance, this type of disclosure can bring you closer together. 

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