We give all the credit to hard work for transformation when change is a consequence of the conditions we live through.
If hard work made you happy? If not being lazy earned rest? I would be one of the happiest, most well-rested people in the world. But that’s not the formula.
Sometimes the only way forward is by going backwards, literally. And guess what? That's perfectly okay - going backwards is good enough.
Just because you didn’t get it all right doesn’t mean you got it all wrong. You have to allow for some margin of error in your life.
This is my non-binary coming out story. For my memories. For history. For me. Today I'm so proud, but I remember being scared.
There’s some part of me, and so many trans people, that wonders every time we come out. Wondering, “will you still love me if I’m trans?”