The following is a compilation of stories written by children and young adults who, at one point, thought they were, or might be transgender, but eventually desisted.

Names and identifying details have been changed.

More stories, many of them quite heartbreaking, can be found by searching "detransitioning" on Google, YouTube, Tumblr or Reddit.


If you are a child, teen or young adult who experienced gender dysphoria and began to transition, but stopped and you would like to share your story, please fill out this form and we will contact you.