8224) In order to make my parents and my therapist believe I'm trans and take me seriously, I sort of came up with a persona. One that's perfectly heterosexual, knew since she was in preschool, and loves dresses and the color pink. This isn't the real me, not even close, but I knew being honest about these things could get me barred from hormones because of how corrupt the system is. Now that I started HRT I'm too deep in the act to know how to stop. I'm no longer myself.