10 suggestions at how I can be better at being a woman

Over the last year I’ve been given all sorts of helpful advice:

“I know you’re trying your best, but can you try a bit softer”

Contrasted with:

“You were more direct before you transitioned… You shouldn’t lose that women can be direct too”

And:

“You were more feminine before you transitioned; You’re a bit scary and direct now; Can you be more like you were?”

“You should try and do something about this” (reaching out and touching the 5 o’clock shadow from the remenants of my facial hair that was now barely obscured by my fading makeup )

“You’re going to need to learn to sneeze in a more feminine way”

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