Testimonies from those who transitioned and then realized that it wasn’t the cure-all they were looking for brings powerful stories to help strugglers. Stories from family members deeply affected by a parent who transitioned are also important to read. The culture today emphasizes a narcissistic importance of the individual pursuing self-directed choices, but what is missing is the deep impact such self-centeredness does to family members.
Resources From Individuals and Family Members Impacted By Transgender Issues
Help 4 Families
Help 4 Families is a Christian ministry that provides resources for strugglers and their families.
“When My Father Told Me He Wanted to Be a Woman” by Denis Shick
Denise Shick, whose father transitioned when she was young, speaks of the impact it had on her growing up as a woman. Her testimony, published on the Witherspoon Institute’s Public Discourse website, “When My Father Told Me He Wanted to Be a Woman,” reveals a side of the transgender experience that is rarely told. Denise is the founder of Help 4 Families.
Sex Change Regret by Walt Heyer
"I Was a Transgender Woman" by Walt Heyer
Walt’s testimony is found here.
"50 Years of Sex Changes, Mental Disorders, and Too Many Suicides" by Walt Heyer
Walt Heyer’s blog post here has several important links that give more evidence that transitioning surgery does not give the benefits that this cultural phenomena says it does.