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This Valentine’s Day I wanted to revisit an old post which fills me with joy every time I feel a bit down. When I invited members of the twittersphere to share their trans love stories and I was overwhelmed by the response. Here are just a handful of real-life examples of happy couples in love, where one of them just happens to be trans… If you have a story you’d like to share we’d love to hear it! Just post it in the comments or tag us on Twitter where you’ll find us @gendergp.

 

Being trans does not stop us from finding love. It may throw in an additional layer of complexity but that should not prevent people from taking a risk – after all, who can say that their own love story is 100% risk free?

Love can be painful and it can be cruel but it can also be wonderful, giving us hope and showing us that we can be accepted and appreciated for who we are.

A huge thank you to all those who were generous enough to share their stories – they offer irrefutable proof that trans love is not only possible but it is just as real and valid as any other love.

 

If you have been affected by any of the topics raised in this blog post, and you would like to speak to a member of the team, please visit our Help Centre

Our counsellors offer therapy to both individuals and couples, wanting to discuss the impact of transition on their relationship. To find out more about how we might be able to support you, wherever you are in the world, visit our Therapy Page.

 

 

 

 

Author:

Marianne Oakes Dip Couns, is a fully qualified lead counsellor and an integral part of the GenderGP Team.

 

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