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Offline Dax

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Introduction
« on: March 19, 2017, 08:52:58 am »
Hi all,

I am having a really hard time finding the words, but did not want to read all your helpful topics without an introduction, so please excuse me if this is rambly or confusing! I am Dax, a 28 year old person from the Netherlands. I've been questioning myself and my place in life a lot in recent years. More and more I've felt out of place in my own skin. I've been presenting as male for over a year now (very grateful for working in an office that is very accepting!), and am looking to take further steps now that I've finally come to accept these feelings. I am looking to get booked in with one of the gender teams here and see where we can go from there.

I won't bore you with stories of how I've struggled because I want to look forward. I want to be my own person rather than constantly get myself stuck in what is expected of me/doing the thing that everyone does.

This came out quite confusing, as you can tell, I am at the beginning of a big journey and I very much appreciate this forum for resources :)

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2017, 09:11:18 am »
Hey Dax! Welcome all the way from the other side of the world, don't think you can get any further away from the Netherlands than Australia. I can relate to not feeling quite right in your own skin. I've spent a huge part of my life "keeping up appearances" so to speak. Basically making others feel better, rather than me. I'm just starting my own path of exploration and enlightenment and I wish you all the best in yours!

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2017, 10:37:46 am »
 Hi Dax ! From Oregon, USA

  I am Jeanette, 64, mtf, and unofficial greeter for Susan's Place. (One of the official folks should be along shortly.)
Come on in and have a seat. Thank you for giving us some of your information. It helps us to get to know you as does letting us know the problems you are having. There are a lot of good people here to help you with your questions.

  Netherlands huh? I visited  Netherlands once. I think it was Rotterdam. Drank a few beers there but that was well before you were born. I imagine things have changed there. I seem to remember bridges and brightly colored buildings with ornate workmanship. Pretty place.

 Anyway it is nice to meet you and I'm glad you found us.

  Hugs,
    Jeanette
“Sit with me, and I'll not be alone.
Hold my hand, and I'll not feel alone.
Cry with me, and I'll no longer suffer alone.”
― Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year 




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Re: Introduction
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2017, 07:41:20 pm »
Hi Dax  :icon_wave:

Welcome to Susan's Place  :)  Glad to have you here, join on in the fun

Here are some links to the site rules and stuff that we offer to all new members to help them along

Please be sure to review:


Things that you should read


Hugs

V M
The main things to remember in life are Love, Kindness, Understanding and Respect - Always make forward progress

Superficial fanny kissing friends are a dime a dozen, a TRUE FRIEND however is PRICELESS

 
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