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[Read Kindle] õ The Trans Partner Handbook: A Guide for Partners of Trans People Ä Individuals who transition from one gender to another are often in some degree of a relationship, and over % of these relationships endure through the transition processWhile resources are emerging for trans people themselves, there is very little information available for their partners Through first hand accounts and vignettes of successful partnerships, this book presents detailed descriptions of everything involved in the transition process, with specific guidance for those supporting a partner in transition Topics include disclosure, mental health, coming out, loss and grief, sex and sexuality and the legal, medical and social practicalities of transitioning In this essential guide, people whose partners are across the transgender spectrum speak out on their own experiences with personal advice and support for others Definitely recommend this for partners. 3 stars only b c i was hoping this would be acomprehensive guide for partners of trans folks I think the audience for this book is partners who have little prerequisite trans knowledge and or are not sure whether they re comfortable staying their trans partner If that s you, there is definitely some info that will help you better understand your partners identity and the transition process What i was looking for and didn t get wasguidance around being a supportive partner while a 3 stars only b c i was hoping this would be acomprehensive guide for partners of trans folks I think the audience for this book is partners who have little prerequisite trans knowledge and or are not sure whether they re comfortable staying their trans partner If that s you, there is definitely some info that will help you better understand your partners identity and the transition process What i was looking for and didn t get wasguidance around being a supportive partner while also taking care of yourself things like adapting to new pronouns, how to be a good ally, how to renogotiate your own sexual identity, experiences of invisibility, etc So, if that s what you re looking for, this is not the book for you I think my biggest gripe with this book is that it s called a handbook It should be called an anecdotal book about being the partner of a trans person in the U.K I like that the author devoted a whole page to a disclaimer about it being a limited book and how language is evolving, but I feel like that wasn t even enough This is specific to the U.K So get used to a lot of U s where they don t belong And S in place of Z The book got about 6 peoples perspectives on their experiences with t I think my biggest gripe with this book is that it s called a handbook It should be called an anecdotal book about being the partner of a trans person in the U.K I like that the author devoted a whole page to a disclaimer about it being a limited book and how language is evolving, but I feel like that wasn t even enough This is specific to the U.K So get used to a lot of U s where they don t belong And S in place of Z The book got about 6 peoples perspectives on their experiences with their partner through transition I think the book also ended too soon, didn t really discuss parenting or life after transition I also wish there was a little less opinion and a littlescientific research I was mad it took them so long to introduce therapy for the partner There aren t a ton of books on the subject, so it s a nice start, but ultimately this could have been like 300pages While this book should never be read in place of someone s firsthand experience with transitioning, I believe it supplies a very nice complement to the subjects that come up, especially for someone intimately close to the person transitioning Jo Green offers a look into subjects facing the partners of trans people, including dysphoria, coming out, sexuality and gender and how your own identities may shift , loss and grieving, as well as the nitty gritty of social, medical, and legal transition While this book should never be read in place of someone s firsthand experience with transitioning, I believe it supplies a very nice complement to the subjects that come up, especially for someone intimately close to the person transitioning Jo Green offers a look into subjects facing the partners of trans people, including dysphoria, coming out, sexuality and gender and how your own identities may shift , loss and grieving, as well as the nitty gritty of social, medical, and legal transition I will say that because Green is writing from a UK perspective, I wasn t sure how much some of the medical legal information given would apply to American or other people, especially considering we do not have socialized medicine The format for much of the book is information and or context given in short paragraphs, alternating with longer personal anecdotes from many interviewees While I appreciate interspersing apersonal touch, I occasionally found this to be jarring and lost the thread a bit I didn t always feel the personal essays chosen related directly to the paragraph above it though they were certainly connected to the general topic , which made reading it feel a bit jumpy.Overall, I m so, so glad this exists as a resource Green is incredibly thoughtful and specific in the way they write about trans folx from the first page, and shows a lot of compassion for both trans people and their partners