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Re: totally lost

Postby thedreadpersephone » Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:32 pm

It sounds like you are concerned that it is the depression that is making him have these thoughts and that he may not actually be trans. Before any treatment he will see a psychiatrist whose job it is to decide if he has gender dysphoria. This doctor will be on the look out for any other conditions which could be confusing him. He will probably then have an appointment with a second psychiatrist to confirm the diagnosis. So I think you can be fairly sure that if there is anything else going on it will be picked up.

I'm glad you have some support. It is perfectly normal to have 'okay moments' and 'not okay moments'. You may find this goes on for some time. Hopefully there will gradually be a lot more okay moments than not okay moments.
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Re: totally lost

Postby shopaholic » Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:22 pm

ok so whats the usual timeline frame and to dos then from innital normal doctor visit in the midlands uk?
you know what? "im rather "proud "of my son today.
amazing feeling.
ive been reading some posts on first time out full time and im going to go with him if he wants and stuff the world and their little narrow minds.i can see me being arrested at this

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Postby Casaluna » Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:56 pm