The feminine look, I always appreciated it because I found it so much more attractive. The longer hair, with more volume, with more curls, decorated with clips and bows. The beautiful clothes with vivid colors, soft fabrics, playful patterns, elegant shapes. So much variation. The way women move, beautifully upright, graceful, dancing, stylish. The jewelry, … Continue reading Can you feel it?
Learning happens by making mistakes. By falling down and getting back up. If you don't make mistakes, you haven't learned anything. So it is with learning to express your femininity, whether you are cis or trans. Every teenage girl is searching for her identity, and for ways to express it. She takes risks. She buys … Continue reading Making mistakes
Most people know me as a cheerful person. I like to laugh, I like to make jokes, I like to prank people. It was already in me as a child, in class I was often the rascal, in the family I was the one who prepared and performed skits. I like to be on a … Continue reading Let’s play
You often read it in feel-good magazines: be grateful. You read tips like: write down three things you are grateful for every day. I believe this can help. It gives me a more positive view about my own life. It prevents me from getting gloomy by worrying about my gender dysphoria. And there are certainly … Continue reading Being grateful
Once a month, I go out. On a day in the week that I won't be working. A day just for me. Me time. I need that day. It's therapy. Therapy for my dysphoria. Last Wednesday was such a day, and I was lucky, because the weather was very nice. My outfit: a striped women's … Continue reading One fine day
I have always found women's clothes very pretty. Unfortunately, I considered them forbidden fruit for too long, but now I dare to wear them myself. It feels like an upgrade every time. I feel prettier and happier. These clothes just feel so nice. It's all those details that make it special: a puffed sleeve that … Continue reading I dress like you. I am like you.
Sometimes very small things make me happy, like my earrings. They are small in size, they barely make a sound, and I only feel them for a moment when I put them on. Afterwards I'm not aware of them anymore. They are just details that complete the picture. And then suddenly, at a moment when … Continue reading Little things
Not too fast. That’s what I have told myself from the beginning. As if I am on a local train, and only go one stop at a time. Once there, I walk around a bit. Do I like it here? Do I want to go further, or do I want to go in a different … Continue reading Looking forward
It's not easy for a woman, choosing the right clothes. Compared to men, their options are a hundredfold. Stress to choose. Do I go for a dress, pants, or a skirt? A long, short or midi skirt? Wide or narrow? With print or plain? Which blouse goes with that skirt? Which cardigan goes with this … Continue reading Finding my style
I confess. I'm still a little jealous. Jealous of all those women who go out and walk around the city wearing beautiful dresses. They look so good. Everything is fine. What they do is normal. And they have not much to fear. For me this is still a serious hurdle. When I go outside in … Continue reading My superhero costume