The person in this thread believes he could live as a male, doesn’t think he could consider himself a woman even if he transitioned, and believes he could end up suicidal if he started presenting as a girl at his high school.
According to him, he’s only been thinking about heading down this road for a few days:
So what are the responses he gets, this kid who’s been thinking about transition for a few days, admits to obsessive thinking patterns, and so on?
Yup. “You sound trans.” And sure enough, within a couple of days …
Parents: if your child has recently come out as transgender and seems more depressed/anxious than before, CHECK THEIR INTERNET HISTORY. Find out where they’re posting. The forums we’re looking at right now are just one location out of many where these things are happening. Your child may be being manipulated by adults into a situation that is making their mental problems worse, not better.