Stage One: Preparation
The journey begins by preparing for what’s to come, solidifying your motivation, revealing fears and building a support system.
Stage Two: Reflection
You move ahead by looking back and trying to make sense of thoughts, feelings and behaviors you may not have understood before.
Stage Three: Exploration
Through easy-to-follow exercises, you’ll actively explore your gender identity, layer-by-layer, so you can form a more complete, authentic picture of yourself.
From the start, Dara Hoffman-Fox LPC explains why understanding your gender identity is an essential component to finding your place in the world and becoming your true, authentic self. Along the way, the book covers how to:
"Understand Your Gender Identity"
Your gender is a core element of who you are and affects all areas of your life— greater awareness of this can lead to clarity and a stronger sense of self.
"Sustain The Highs and Lows"
Resources, connection and self-care can help you stay on the challenging path of self-discovery.
"Reveal and Uncover Your Fears"
Facing your feelings of fear, loneliness, and shame head-on—understanding why they’re there can be one of the most empowering parts of the journey.
"Reflect on Your Past"
Reflection through the lens of gender exploration can help you make sense of past experiences and how they formed who you are today.
"Thoughtfully Explore Your Gender"
Thorough, step-by-step exercises and gentle contemplation not only help reveal your true self, but also allow you to travel at your own pace.
"Discover and Embrace Your Authentic Self"
You will have a deeper understanding of your gender, yourself, and the options for “what’s next” so you can express this authentic self to the world.
Stop waiting and start walking your path today with YOU AND YOUR GENDER IDENTITY: A GUIDE TO DISCOVERY.