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Hey, I have been struggling with what I'm pretty sure is gender dysphoria since puberty but I don't really know how to deal with it, because I don't want to transition but where I live it's considered conversion therapy and is illegal to not affirm these thoughts, so I'm concerned that if I bring it up to my therapist I'll be encouraged to buy into these thoughts and feelings and ultimately to transition. So if you know of anything that helped you to cope with or overcome gender dysphoria, please tell me about it

Hey, I have been struggling with what I'm pretty sure is gender dysphoria since puberty but I don't really know how to deal with it, because I don't want to transition but where I live it's considered conversion therapy and is illegal to not affirm these thoughts, so I'm concerned that if I bring it up to my therapist I'll be encouraged to buy into these thoughts and feelings and ultimately to transition. So if you know of anything that helped you to cope with or overcome gender dysphoria, please tell me about it

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I don't have 'resources' as such, but I have a lot of personal experience. First off, what type of dysphoria do you have - physical sex dysphoria (ie. hating genitals and breasts, bone structure etc?) or social dysphoria or both?

Both, but it's more physical sex dysphoria that is distressing me at the moment