While I cannot find the origin of this statistic, I do believe it is accurate.However, even if a marriage doesn't end, the statistic doesn't tell the whole story.I want you to know that you change my life and give me strength – even when things between us were/are hard.
I said to myself, “well this is just a date, it’s not like we’re getting married or anything,” and I decided what the hell, I’ll just go ahead and message her and see how it goes. I remember the first time we went out in public at an IHOP, I believe it was.
Both of these things are true because of the transmisogyny that still runs rampant in our society and the communities we live in.
And while this discrimination and hatred is mainly leveled toward girls like me, I know that some of it is reflected onto you as well.
Almost everyone interviewed about the topic was younger and lives in large metropolitan areas with significant queer communities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago).
The reality of trying to date while transgender is far more difficult and complicated, however. The episode quotes a statistic that only 7% of marriages survive transition.