IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Husband Came Out as Transgender. Once I reached a point where I allowed myself to grieve the loss of my husband, I was able to open up more and see the beautiful person she was becoming.
If we're going to close the we need to stop the devaluation of feminized jobs! (On the same subject, we need to stop the fetishization of traditionally feminized jobs. Nurses, librarians, teachers, etc)