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Yeah, this is a very odd post. I've never heard a woman say, "I get the voice that I am not a 'real' woman, that I am just a guy that tries to be one." Why is that something crossing her mind, and why would it be the fault of us "terfs"? Sadly, most of the mentally ill women in my life are hypercritical of themselves and blame themselves for everything, even things that they have no control over. Going straight to blaming one's emotional problems on strangers is a very male move.

TIMs make shit up on reddit to gain support for their cause all the time (see: "tons of cis lesbians love sucking my ladydick!"), you're right that it's probably an example of that.

It does remind me a bit of obsessive thoughts about sexuality, which some people have - intrusive thoughts that they're gay (or straight) that don't match up with their actual feelings and upset them. It wouldn't surprise me that, now that everyone's talking about trans stuff rather than gay rights etc, that such obsessive thoughts might latch on to the trans idea instead.

Yeah, anything is possible. I knew a guy with OCD who was plagued with images of himself raping people, including family members. He truly couldn't stop it and felt horribly guilty all the time. The difference is he didn't blame his OCD symptoms on other people, he wasn't like telling women's rights activists and assault victims to shut up. The tendency in the post to place all the blame on women and threaten violence against them just screams AGP to me.

[–] Carrots90 0 points Edited

That really sucks

When I was younger I had such a fear of saying the wrong thing that it became like an intrusive thought of me saying the wrong thing

I couldn’t turn it off. I’d see myself saying “I’m glad your husband died” or horrible insults or slurs.

Ugh. I’m so glad I outgrew it.

It wasn’t that I wanted to. It geew out of an extreme fear of saying the wrong thing