Inner Freedom

These two words resonated deeply when a dear friend said them to me nine years ago. It started my journey of opening up to my feelings and process all that I had kept to myself.

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La Traviata

In 2018, about half a year after coming out, I found myself often in chatrooms fro crossdressers and transgenders. It was wonderful to be able to connect with other people on the same journey. One conversation let me to go out to the Opera in Hamburg.

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Las Vegas

After yesterday’s post on the talk from CiCi, I had to think about my first visit to Las Vegas as Liv. For my work I have been to visit Las Vegas a couple of times before. Around a year after my coming out, I had another opportunity to go there. This time I made sure to pack some dresses, my makeup and heels.

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The hardest thing

My sweet and dear friend Sherri, who is always here for me and helps me so much in my journey, some time ago shared this video with me. A beautiful inspirational talk by CiCi.

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Daughter

After coming out to my wife, I have been trying to build my courage to tell my parents. Trying to find or create opportunities to tell them about me, whenever I was visiting them.

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Locked out

Although I am trying to minimize it, I am always overthinking things. This prevented me in the past to move forward. Some times I needed to go through somewhat embarrassing experiences, to make steps, which I previously feared.

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Caught

Before I used to go out en femme, I sometimes dressed up at home. These moments were limited and often I only tried on a dress at night, if my wife was working her night shift. Or at day time if I knew everybody was away. But sometimes things don’t exactly go as you had wished for.

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My journey

The journey I have gone through to accept I am transgender, has taken me 47 years so far. In this post I would like to break down my path to where I am now, and some phases I have gone through. I have kept things hidden for long, and looking back I should have reached out to others much earlier in life.

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