When your child comes out to you as trans, non-binary, or in some way identifying as different than their assigned sex at birth, or you’ve noticed signs that gender could be an issue for them, you may find yourself feeling confused, not sure if this is the right path for them, and understandably concerned about their wellbeing.
We want you to know you are not alone! These are very common reactions. If you’ve grabbed this guide, you’re likely wondering the best way to address this with your child. Well, we have some answers for you. These 5 approaches are key to supporting your child and you, regardless of where your child’s gender lands. They will support your child’s overall gender health and improve your relationship with them.
One thing is for sure, it’s important to find responsible and accurate sources of information so you can make the best decisions for your family. Here are some expert recommendations for those initial and very important conversations with your kid.