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Offline Zoey421

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Friends are amazing
« on: December 19, 2018, 01:12:18 am »
This is my first post. I attended a Christmas party tonight with my colleagues from a non profit board on which I serve. 2 of the people knew I came out TG and I decided to share experience and state of being with the remainder of the board. I have great friends  ... everyone was positive and accepted me for who I am. I am so grateful to have amazing people in my life.

I wore a more feminine outfit tonight on purpose.  I wanted to share my story with these friends, so i just addressed them head on and them who I am now. Many of them told me I was more approachable and seemed more at ease with myself. I guess accepting I am TG is really noticeable to people around me because I am more authentic.

This was a great night. Thank you to my friends and colleagues for their support. It means so much to me.

Zoey

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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2018, 04:39:48 am »
This is my first post. I attended a Christmas party tonight with my colleagues from a non profit board on which I serve. 2 of the people knew I came out TG and I decided to share experience and state of being with the remainder of the board. I have great friends  ... everyone was positive and accepted me for who I am. I am so grateful to have amazing people in my life.

I wore a more feminine outfit tonight on purpose.  I wanted to share my story with these friends, so i just addressed them head on and them who I am now. Many of them told me I was more approachable and seemed more at ease with myself. I guess accepting I am TG is really noticeable to people around me because I am more authentic.

This was a great night. Thank you to my friends and colleagues for their support. It means so much to me.

Zoey


That was great!

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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2018, 05:17:26 am »
This is my first post. I attended a Christmas party tonight with my colleagues from a non profit board on which I serve. 2 of the people knew I came out TG and I decided to share experience and state of being with the remainder of the board. I have great friends  ... everyone was positive and accepted me for who I am. I am so grateful to have amazing people in my life.

I wore a more feminine outfit tonight on purpose.  I wanted to share my story with these friends, so i just addressed them head on and them who I am now. Many of them told me I was more approachable and seemed more at ease with myself. I guess accepting I am TG is really noticeable to people around me because I am more authentic.

This was a great night. Thank you to my friends and colleagues for their support. It means so much to me.

Zoey

Self acceptance is always the first, and most crucial step. Many of us have friends who don't understand transgender, but tell us that they can see we're happier now.  :)

Thanks for sharing this awesome post.

Hugs, Devlyn

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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2018, 06:45:45 am »
You have great friends! :D


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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2018, 06:49:55 am »
Hi, Zoey!

Welcome to Susan's Place.

Congratulations on coming out to your Board!  I am glad that they are supportive.  Pushing through our fears to be authentic, and having the support of friends are two of the best things in life.

Please feel free to stop by the Introductions forum to tell the members about yourself.  Here is some information that we like to share with new members:

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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2018, 09:23:07 am »
This is my first post. I attended a Christmas party tonight with my colleagues from a non profit board on which I serve. 2 of the people knew I came out TG and I decided to share experience and state of being with the remainder of the board. I have great friends  ... everyone was positive and accepted me for who I am. I am so grateful to have amazing people in my life.

I wore a more feminine outfit tonight on purpose.  I wanted to share my story with these friends, so i just addressed them head on and them who I am now. Many of them told me I was more approachable and seemed more at ease with myself. I guess accepting I am TG is really noticeable to people around me because I am more authentic.

This was a great night. Thank you to my friends and colleagues for their support. It means so much to me.

Zoey

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Dear Zoey
    I am very happy to see that you decided to join the Susan's Place site.

    I also see that our lovely member @KathyLauren  has already welcomed you to Susan's Place.     

    Thank you for telling us a little about yourself... and as you get more involved in exchanging comments on various posts other members will be along to offer their thoughts and comments in response to any of your specific questions and concerns..

    This is the right place for you to be to find out what others may have to say that may have been in your circumstances and with your questions and concerns.
    There are a lot of members here that will be able to identify with your situation as you continue to feel free to share it.
 
    I also want to warmly WELCOME you to Susan's Place
You will find this a safe and friendly place to share with others and to read about others similar trials, tribulations, and successes.

    As you are certainly aware you can share with others and involve yourself with some give and take with other like-minded members.  When frustrated or if you have successes you can share it here if you wish and receive support from others and offer support to others. ....
     ***It's a very good chance that you might find that you will make some new friends here. 

    Please come in and continue to be involved at your own pace.
   
    There is information and important LINKS that  Kathy Lauren  included in her welcome message.  You will find information about the site that will help you navigate around and best utilize the features here.   
    Please look closely at the LINKS in RED, answers are there to many questions that new members ask.

Again, Welcome to Susan's Place.
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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2018, 09:26:57 am »
@Zoey421
Oh, and another thing, Zoey,
As our lovely member and Official Greeter  @KathyLauren  suggested... would you please make a point to stop by the Introductions Forum to tell more members about yourself.

Your introduction there will permit other members here to know of your arrival... and you can expect more sharing of thoughts with other members... an as you get more involved in exchanging comments on various posts other members will be along to offer their thoughts and comments in response to any of your specific questions and concerns..

Now, after all of this Official Greeting stuff just for you Zoey 
KathyLauren and I will let you have your thread back !!!! .


Again, Welcome to Susan's Place,
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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2018, 09:45:44 am »
Thank you, everyone, for the warm welcome. Devlyn's insight that self-acceptance is a crucial and necessary first step is spot on. I have this big smile inside of me notwithstanding I am experiencing anxiety about what the future will hold. This is a new phase in my life and it is life-affirming. Hugs ... Zoey

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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2018, 10:11:26 am »
Congrats on your milestone. I think it's great your co-workers are willing to investigate before judging. That's basically all we ask.
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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2018, 10:40:58 am »
What a wonderful thing to have happen. May your future continue in that way.
I'm a gender confused guy who lives an hour north of Seattle.
I believe that I was influenced by DES. I have crossdressed in public a handful of times, see avatar picture (enhanced with FaceApp).
I don't plan on transitioning, no GRS, FFS, nor BA.
I consider myself TransFeminine. But reserve the right to change my mind at any time.  ;D

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Re: Friends are amazing
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2018, 11:15:08 am »
Zoey

Congratulations and may next year bring you more happiness

AJ

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