The term “gender dysphoric” means that one is distressed about their social and/or bodily sex/gender.This distress must be extreme, not a mere, “Gee, I wish I were a boy, then I could be a fireman.” Unhappiness with cultural gender role limits or expectations is cause for changing society, not one’s sex.
However, if you have specific questions or concerns that I haven’t addressed, or just need to talk to someone, whether you are a parent, grandparent, sibling, or a transkid, I can be reached at [email protected] facebook page is: https://
Your job is helping them become the best person that they rightfully are, what ever that may be. Since much of the advice I give here may not be found anywhere else, you need to know it.
As a transgendered child and teen, I would have loved for my parents to have known this material. Many of the issues I list below happened to me, my friends, and my charges.
Many, perhaps most, “tomboys” and “sissies” do grow out of it around seven to ten years old.
Most gender atypical children, especially “sissy boys” will grow up to be gay, not transsexual, accepting their gender of birth.