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Offline demeq

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« on: January 03, 2018, 03:23:25 pm »
So, Hi all. My introduction will be a bit jumbled as that's how my mind works.

My name is K'lynn, I'm almost 46 (and by that I mean I have a birthday in the next few weeks.) I am a married lesbian (thank you older gen for all you went through to make that possible for us). My wife is my best friend and 1 of only a handful of LGBT people I know, I kind of came out when I was 30 ( I was in a relationship with a woman and was an avid journal writer and my nosey mother read yeah that was my coming out)...I FULLY came out vocally when I was about 34. I gave up trying to pass and fit in to what my "family" wanted me to be...I can't honestly say I was kind about my coming was basically "This is who I am and if you don't like it, that's your issue not mine." I was shortly afterwards disowned by basically my entire family (with the exception of my Dad (RIP 3/29/16) and 3 aunts (out of 13). I have however found support and love through my in-laws who are amazing. We have 2 daughters (21 and almost 19...adopted by me and my I have one of those :P , but raised by my wife and I...he left the picture completely when they were 4 and 6).

So, that's about it for me. I am here at the invite of a friend...she knows who she is. And I'm glad to be here. I would like to learn more, make friends and be as supportive as I can to my fellow brothers and sisters. The T part of our family seems to get the short end of the stick and I personally think that is wrong as you folks are the STRONGEST members of this community. I am here for each and every one of you if you want or need me.

Have a great day,

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Re: Ally
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 04:48:02 pm »
Hi K'lynn  :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

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Re: Ally
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 10:56:14 am »
Hello K'lynn, welcome to Susan’s!

Nothing jumbled from what I can see ;) - and so glad you have a great marriage.  Sorry to hear  several in your immediate family are unsupportive but it sounds like you found the best solution: spend time with people who matter the most and appreciate who you truly are. 

I am also glad to be here, and really glad you joined.  See you around!

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Re: Ally
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 11:01:15 am »
That's so awesome K'Lynn

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Re: Ally
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 11:13:27 am »
Hi K'lynn,
   I like your name. I really appreciate you being here and love your outreach of support. That goes both ways as far as I am  concerned. Through very different paths we have something very much in common. I  lived most of my life in the straight world, knew very few LGBT folks, and now would be be described as a lesbian also. I transitioned and am still with my wife. Having never been involved in any kind of lesbian culture, I don't know how well the label fits me. I am just me I think, for better or worse. My name is Moni but now that I like your  name I might spell it M'oni or M'onica. lol Welcome!
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Re: Ally
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2018, 12:00:52 pm »
Hi K'lynn,

  I'm Laurie. As you can see the door is open so do come in. Welcome to Susan's Place. I am mtf. I went through Life doing things I knew was wrong according to everything I knew. It was a long time ago when I started secretly borrowing items of my sisters to wear. I preferred playing with girls. Things like jacks and hopscotch and jump rope. The things young boys did do. I knew it was wrong. Though in my home I can't remember ever having it be an issue. It was the society attitude of the times that taught me to be ashamed of who I was and what I enjoyed. I grew up with these internalized thoughts which has caused me to hate myself. I still struggle with this and other issues.
  I too know what it is like to lose immediate family along with everyone and everything I held dear to my heart. Being different as you no doubt know is hard. I am pleased to read that you have found family and support for yourself. I am also please to have you here in support of your friend and all of us. Thank you.