As much as I hate admitting this, these were lessons that I often learned the hard way.
I want to acknowledge and validate that this shit is hard for us. Self-care goes against everything we know.
This is a piece I posted over at Everyday Feminism that I wanted to cross-post here. This advice, while geared towards romantic partners, can more generally be applied to anyone who has a gender non-binary person in their life. --- I still remember the moment I came out as genderqueer to my then-partner. I was [...]