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Paying for gender transition: You can do it!

Staying on course

Now that you have done all the exercises, I can’t resist driving the map analogy home (pun intended).

Keep your hands on the wheel

  • You have a plan– don’t get distracted!

Keep your foot near the gas and brake

  • You may need to speed up or slow down. You might even need to throw it in reverse. Be ready for anything.

Check the mirrors

  • Take a look at how far you’ve come, and learn from mistakes and discoveries you made along the way.

Check the signs

  • Try to anticipate what’s coming up. Look for warning signs of problems ahead, so you can react in time to avoid them.

Check the map

  • Not just this one, but the one you just drew up for yourself.

Ask directions

  • Ask advice from those who might help you get where you’re going.

Enjoy the view!

  • Transition is a pretty amazing experience few will ever know– be sure to appreciate the little triumphs and amazing moments along the way.

Have a great journey!

One of the greatest inspirations during my own transition was Melanie Anne Phillips. Thanks to her willingness to share, I realized that transition was possible for me or for anyone who really desired it. A recurring phrase Melanie uses is absolutely true:

“Reality is the stuff dreams are made of…”

I hope you now understand exactly what Melanie means by this, and that my information will help turn your own dreams into reality.

Transition is just the beginning…

I also hope you’ve learned some habits to keep for the rest of your life. You should always think about what would really make you happy, and what’s really important to you. These things will change over time, and you have to adjust accordingly.

If you live truthfully each day, doing what you truly love in life and working to turn your dreams into reality, you will have a very full life.

Best of luck in your travels!

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