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Transition’s path…

“It’s kind of hard to forge a path on your own….without saying, ‘I want to be like this,’ or follow the path that everyone follows.   It’s really hard to say, ‘No, I’m not gonna do that’…,” said Deirdre, a thoughtful 40-ish woman who had emerged from the hallowed halls of academia.   She went on,  “It’s hard to say, ‘this is really what I want.  There is no set path.'”  In listening I wondered about having the confidence necessary to embark on one’s own path.  Is it another of the requirements necessary for transition?       Continue reading