Dear Sara,

I admire your courage & openness. Nothing is easy, finding a moral human being to love, being open as a trans person, being in a committed relationship no matter your sexuality — sometimes I think the only easy thing in this world is peeing in the shower. Gross, but easy.

I just want to applaud your honesty & your desire to start communication. It is through honest & open dialogue that we can learn about each other & figure out that our differences are much smaller than our sameness. That old bumper sticker is right, minds are like parachutes, they only work when they’re open. Thank you.

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.

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