Hearing from your child that they identify as transgender can be a difficult moment for any parent. While some parents may have contemplated or even expected the news, it can be a shock to others. Many parents find themselves grieving the loss of the gender of their child and worrying what the future will entail for their child. They want what is best for their child and understand it can be difficult to accept the future life of their transgender child. Regardless of your beliefs, adapting to your child's transition is far from easy, but it is important to realize a parent's support plays a critical role in their child's mental health and well-being. This article highlights ways you can support your transgender child and provides helpful resources for parents and children.
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