Are you newly processing a partner’s gender questioning or transition? Are you wondering how to be a loving partner while you explore your concerns, questions, and worries about how your relationship might be changing? Are you in a relationship with a transgender person and just need help in sorting out the common challenges that couples face without having to educate your therapist about your relationship or gender identity?
You are not alone. Reach out for support. Whether you make an appointment with me, attend a group, or join an online discussion, surround yourself with a few safe people who can sit with you as you sort out your questions.
Taking care of yourself, as best you can, is important for both of you.
If you aren’t ready to talk-there are many resources online that can provide information. However, keep in mind that there each person’s experience, expression and journey is unique. So while you may find similarities in the stories that are referenced below, what you can’t know, is how your own story will unfold. In my work with couples, individuals and families who are initiated into the journey of understanding and re-orienting their relationship with a loved one who is gender non binary or transgender, I have always been struck by the resilience they show as they creatively adapt to the changes that gender diversity in a family can bring.
An online website and discussion forum for family members, partners, parents, and loved one’s of transgender and gender non-binary people.
An online resource dedicated to educating, supporting and connecting Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies of Transgender people.