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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 06:05 AM   #1
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You know you're trans when...

Maybe we'll do something funnier...

- the only thing you really worry about transitioning is the size of your penis
- you constantly stand in front of the mirror after workout and are fully convinced that you look really damn masculine
- everybody believes you're 3-5 years younger than you are

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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 06:50 AM   #2
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Re: You know you're trans when...

You stroke the baby hairs on your jaw.
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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 10:38 AM   #3
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Re: You know you're trans when...

Every time you get out of the shower with wet hair you think you look like young Leonardo DiCaprio (or maybe that's just me...)
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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 05:17 PM   #4
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Re: You know you're trans when...

-You make that pouty male selfie face in the mirror and you're convinced you look damn gorgeous
-You purposefully make your already bushy eyebrows look even darker so you look more male
-A stranger calls you by the right pronouns and you can't stop talking about it for literal days
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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 08:24 PM   #5
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Re: You know you're trans when...

And I relate to 0% of the ones listed so far

-when you can't go a day without thinking about transitioning
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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 08:49 PM   #6
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Re: You know you're trans when...

-You don't read the Youtube comments anymore
-You omit half your life when presenting yourself
-Everyone is taller than you
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Old 22nd Oct 2016, 09:52 PM   #7
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Re: You know you're trans when...

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-You don't read the Youtube comments anymore
-Everyone is taller than you
Yeah, although, I think I'm slowly becoming desensitised to YouTube comments now since it's usually the same ignorant rubbish and lame jokes that weren't funny the first time.

But yup basically everyone is taller :/
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 06:03 AM   #8
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Re: You know you're trans when...

you're asking your confidant for the millionth time: be honest now, do you think anyone noticed anything?

when you're walking with your girlfriend on the street and you're laughing crazy cause we both say that cute guy looked at me!!! no, no darling, @ me ^_^

and when you're doing voice impressions in the kitchen thinking you sound not nearly enough of how you'd like to sound like
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 07:04 AM   #9
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Re: You know you're trans when...

You get asked for your ID when you want to buy beer...even when you're far older. (Btw bros we'd be awesome vampires we look like teen boys forever)
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 08:58 AM   #10
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Re: You know you're trans when...

When a customer at work accidently calls you ma'am, and you get all excited, even though she's correcting herself...
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 09:15 AM   #11
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Re: You know you're trans when...

When you dither outside the public toilets and try to convince yourself that that guy is not staring at you critically before giving in and queueing up in the ladies anyway.
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 02:17 PM   #12
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Re: You know you're trans when...

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When a customer at work accidently calls you ma'am, and you get all excited, even though she's correcting herself...
When a customer at work accidentally calls you miss and you want to dig yourself a hole and sit in it until the world ends

You spend all day stressing about whether the bulge in your pants looks realistic or not.

You wake up and go to sleep with shoulder and back pain every day.
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 02:31 PM   #13
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Re: You know you're trans when...

When you worry just a little bit before going to pee and wonder if this time anyone will try stare at you.
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 02:43 PM   #14
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Re: You know you're trans when...

When you go to buy a hair product/scent/soap/other hygiene item that matches the gender you identify with and you feel like everyone is judging you

Alternatively, when the lady at the scent store very cheerfully helps you pick out a cologne without acting weird and makes you feel like a million bucks

When you have to buy tampons or pads and try to get in and out as fast as possible without anyone seeing you
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 03:29 PM   #15
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Re: You know you're trans when...

Staring at the peach fuzz on your chin and trying to convince yourself it's darker than it really is. Staring at your legs in the mirror thinking "DO THESE PANTS MAKE MY BUTT LOOK BIG?!??!?". Pulling the baby fat on your face towards your ears to try and make yourself look less like a giant blob. Etc.
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 05:18 PM   #16
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Re: You know you're trans when...

When you spend hours looking at celebrities you wish you look like.
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 06:00 PM   #17
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Re: You know you're trans when...

When you go to get your hair professionally cut and the person insists you want a pixie cut, with a nice profile, and you have to point to a guy getting his hair cut and say, No, like his hair.
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Old 23rd Oct 2016, 08:04 PM   #18
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Re: You know you're trans when...

This is more based on a personal experience than trying to be #Relatable lol...

When you have like 1 shirt that makes you feel like you really confidently pass and it shrinks by like less than a centimeter in the wash and your dysphoria causes you to totally overreact and have a meltdown because now you must "just look like a girl in boys clothes".

...it makes me feel better to lie to myself than to know no matter what everyone still just probably sees me as an androgynous girl...its not their fault they don't know I guess though...
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 09:52 AM   #19
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Re: You know you're trans when...

when you see a beautiful woman in a killer outfit, and your thought is damn that would look good on me.
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Old 24th Oct 2016, 10:47 AM   #20
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Re: You know you're trans when...

They don't have that in your size.
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