Seriouspost to other dudes--
One way to help trans people is being socially open with your own emotions. Talking about how things make you feel, or when things hurt you, really helps trans guys feel normal.
I really struggle a lot with feeling not-really-a-guy because something hurt me. You all being open is a reassuring example sometimes. 🙏🏼
Yet many of the men around you *do* express emotions. Anger is chief among them, followed by hate and contempt. So we learn that our only acceptable outlet is anger.
@ND3JR @erosdiscordia @sean @bobstechsite so we all have anger management issues of some description, and we suppress every other emotion until it blows up into rage or erode us on the inside causing a host of mental issues.
This is a struggle for me as I am trying to grow emotionally at the age of 35, hoping to end the cycle with me and not pass it onto my son.
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