If you struggle with gender dysphoria, it may help you to talk to a therapist. Here's a selection of the verified and qualified therapists on PlusGuidance who can help you identify and work with you to overcome this. Most of them offer consultations.
Signs can appear from childhood, e.g. refusal to wear gender-appropriate clothes
Feelings of being trapped inside your body that feels like the wrong sex
Feeling unhappy about the social expectations about how to act according to your biological gender
Strong desire to reduce or get rid of signs of your anatomical sex, e.g. flattening your breasts or removing any bodily hairs
Suicidal thoughts and depression
Can have any sexual orientation, whether straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual or asexual
The desire to live and be accepted as the opposite sex. Transsexuals commonly have treatment to make their appearance more consistent with their gender identity.
The desire to sometimes wear clothes associated with the opposite gender - also called cross-dressing.
Umbrella term for gender identities other than 'man' and 'women'. For example, someone who is genderqueer could associate themselves as both man and woman, or neither, or they may feel like their gender identities are changing over time.
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If what we describe above sounds like you, it may be worth talking to a qualified therapist that can help you work your way through this. PlusGuidance is a convenient way to get access to the right therapist for you. The website has a broad list of therapists specialising in gender dysphoria and other challenges so you’re bound to find the right one for you.
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