Transgender and wanting to avoid mirrors?

Whenever I look in the mirror it's like I'm looking at a stranger or something. I don't expect to see what I see in the mirror. I want to avoid looking in mirrors bc I feel a lot better about myself when I don't look in one. The way I see myself in my head makes me feel better about myself. I don't know what to do about this though. I'm FTM but I can't make efforts to make myself look like how I feel on the inside because nobody is accepting. Does anybody else feel this way? And how do you cope with it? Do I keep avoiding the mirror or what

2 Answers

  • Lily R
    Lv 6
    7 years ago

    I would try avoiding mirrors where ever possible until you can project the image you want. I only have one mirror in my house for having a shave and that is it. Just where you can, avoid having mirrors, like in your bedroom and stuff, etc.

    Source(s): 20 year old pre-op male-to-female transsexual
  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    I feel like i should have been born a woman and i have the same issue :C

    Source(s): Me.
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