Hello lovely person who is reading this,

I think I'm starting to develop an eating disorder. I'm a pre-everything trans-woman who still lives with their parents, I haven't come out to them because where I live being trans is illegal and the culture is very hateful. I've started to eat less and less because I had the idea of trying to stop my 'male' growth and now i can't eat normally because I get reminded that I will grow if I do eat. I don't want to grow any bigger because it will ruin my chances of trying to live like everybody else as my preferred gender.

Please give me any advice you can, I'm struggling and can't get access to a therapist.

Thank you so much for reading this
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replied December 18th, 2018
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Being trans is not your fault but not eating with fear to gaining masculinity is. Dont care what others say. Live your life. Find others like you. And find a good gender transformation surgeon if you want. Science have advanced enough to give you gender of your choice.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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