When a person is trapped in a wrong body, it confuses them. There are many questions that can occur to them. From being disowned by the family to losing out on their loved ones, there is a lot that goes on in the lives of these people who come out about their sexual identity.
Amidst this are those cases where people are lucky to be understood by their families and loved ones.
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This is one such case where an 11-year-old Corey Maison realised that he wanted to be a girl. He was brave enough to come out with this news to his family, and in the process, little did he know that his own mum would also come out with the news of her own identity as well.
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Corey Broke The News At The Age Of 11
Corey always knew that she wanted to be a girl, but she was scared of disapproval from her parents and the society, yet brave little Corey went ahead and confessed about being a transgender.
Corey revealed in an interview, "I wanted to make my parents proud of who I am, but I thought that they would not like me." She also feared familial rejection at first, but once she came out, she was confident about her ownself.
It Took 3 Years For Corey's Mum To Reveal The News As Well
Since Corey revealed to her parents about her identity, it took 3 months for her mum (Erica) to understand her own preferences. After 3 years, she came out as well, and to everyone's surprise, her family accepted her as well.
After 4 Years…
After the mother revealed about her preferences, it has been over 4 years and they have become a father-daughter duo that face every step of their unique journey with strength and pride.
Mother Erica Hated Being Pregnant
Erica, who is currently known as Eric, felt uncomfortable as a woman in his whole life, and apparently he "hated being pregnant." He apparently felt trapped inside his body, which kept him confused for all these years, unless he saw his own child change.
When Erica Changed Herself To Eric
For over a year of difficult conversations, testosterone therapy, and a double mastectomy, Erica started seeing the changes in her ownself and hence became Eric. He reveals that he feels better than ever, and has been embraced with open arms by his loving family.
Currently, Eric Is…
Despite his anxiety, Eric has been embraced by his family, and is now undergoing testosterone therapy. He further added, "I have five beautiful children, I have an amazing husband and an amazing life."
Sounds Too Good To Be True, Right?
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