Anyone who denies that this is hurtful to a family is a no good liar, plain and simple.
Experts who counsel transgender parents say younger children, like Amaya, tend to adjust to the news of their parent's transition better than teenagers, and the best thing a parent can do is to be open and answer their child's questions.
When Mommy Is A Boy: How Children Adapt To Transgender Parents
Compared with children referred to the same clinical service regarding concerns about their own gender identity, the children of transsexual parents were less depressed and less likely to report peer harassment, persecution or victimization.
Children and Adolescents with Transsexual Parents Referred to a Specialist Gender Identity Development Service: A Brief Report of Key Developmental Features
Now, I'm not saying anything is perfect, but there's a little bit if dysfunction in every home. Of all the problems children face, ths is not likely the worse.
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2. It is accurate to say that some, if not many, families of trans people have some amount of initial difficulty with their trans family member's revelation. Any huge information like that is bound to cause waves - to cause people to question their relationships and other things. However, as has been explained to you, families tend to ultimately respond with love to their trans mother, husband, et al. because, unlike you, they tend to have empathy and they educate themselves.
"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." - W. C. Fields
This is pure dishonesty. I am absolutely disgusted and can't even believe it.