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the hybrid approach works for now...

So far living part time is working ok. My disphoria is not severe enough to feel I must transition and my outings work because I pass well as a woman. So while it may not be the ideal solution, it will suffice for now. In fact if I never need to transition it would be a great thing as I'm not really looking forward to starting my career over at this point as a woman. Ideally, if I did need to transition, I could do it when I begin to retire which is in about 10 years.

Plus if I can spare my children some unnecessary pain that would be a bonus.

I suppose I'm fortunate in that I don't need FFS to pass and that allows me more comfort and freedom to move between genders. I know some would find this arrangement like a cop out but if it works and avoids the chaos of a full blown life explosion I'm happy to keep going with it.

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