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Tips For Transgender Parents

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 September 2016

Parenting is one of the aspects of gender transitioning that doesn’t get a lot of attention. Making the transition can be difficult for many people. But for those who have children, there are special considerations that need to be made along the way. There are many misconceptions related to parenting that can cause many transgender parents to be concerned about their future and their relationships with their children. The following will help you understand how to move forward in a way that supports your parenting skills and enhances your family relationships. Adapting to Change Unlike adults, children don’t have the same ideas and prejudices about gender. However, this doesn’t mean that a parent’s gender transition will be easy for children to accept. Very young children are more likely to accept a parent’s transition. Teenagers often have difficulty with accepting a parent’s gender, while adult children have an easier time adapting.…

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