Tag Archives: misgendering

She triggered me again

K, my ex-girlfriend who I was planning to stay with for a while has triggered me again.  I understand that she’s autistic and has no filter, which causes her to be brutally honest.  But my brain doesn’t know how to … Continue reading

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Five days with my ex-girlfriend ended in dysphoria and disaster

I just got back to Grantham after spending 5 days with K, my ex-girlfriend in Runcorn.   As I predicted before I left when I had my doubts about going at all, it all ended very badly.  Once again, yours truly … Continue reading

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“Trans and proud”? No fucking way

TRIGGER WARNING (internalized transphobia) Before you read any further and judge me for having an unpopular opinion, I have a lot of issues with internalized transphobia and I’ve had many bad experiences with transgender women in the past. The subject … Continue reading

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I don’t want to hear it (sounds, harassment, misophonia, triggers)

Firstly, I want to apologize in advance if what I’m about to write is offensive to anyone, particularly to those who are deaf or who know someone who is. Even if you think I’m crazy for wanting to be deaf … Continue reading

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My last ever “Back in Rochester” blog entry

I got back to Rochester around 1 am this morning, which was over an hour later than planned due to the Amtrak train experiencing engine failure, resulting in being stuck at Albany train station for over an hour and a … Continue reading

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A little less anxious around British people….

Even though I was born and raised here in the United Kingdom, I accept that it will be a long time before I am able to see this as my home again. I think that’s partly why I gave up … Continue reading

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My predisposition to experiencing trauma

It seems that every therapy session is wasted because I vent too much as a result of having no one to talk to.  But I’ve been noticing lately that I cannot steer my therapist away from attributing many of my … Continue reading

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