70-year-old Caitlin Jenner wrote an essay for the magazine Women’s Health is dedicated to the so-called Pride Month — the month dedicated to LGBT rights (traditionally June). Jenner shared their experiences and told what it was like to live in someone else’s body.
When I was 9 years old, I have struggled with my gender identity. I made my way to the closet my mother and sisters, when no one else was to try on their clothes or to go play with their makeup. I had no idea why I did it. It just seemed right,
— written by Caitlin.
Jenner also spoke frankly about the stress she experienced as a child.
I also struggled with dyslexia, and it was sort of a double whammy. I was scared to go to school, and I was afraid that I will be asked to read in front of the class. I sat there with sweaty palms
— Caitlin continued her essay.
Jenner described all the challenges she’s faced in life due to gender dysphoria, and admitted that the sport helped her. At the same time, Caitlin said inner experiences in some degree helped her to focus on athletic goals and to succeed.
I remember how they prepared for the Olympics. I honestly just ignored my gender issues as I could. But it has always been. When you suffer from gender dysphoria, you can’t take two aspirin, get some sleep, Wake up the next morning and be fine. You live with it. br>
I didn’t realize this and didn’t know what was happening to me. But it was my dyslexia and gender made me an Olympic champion. I did that to my struggle motivate me. Now I see it as a gift,
— written by Jenner.
Recall that before transgender transition Caitlin was Bruce Jenner, the famous American athlete. In 1976 he won the gold medal at the Olympic games in Montreal, setting a world record.
23 years he was married to Kris Jenner, the marriage with whom was born a daughter, Kendall and Kylie. After the divorce in 2015 Jenner gave a television interview in which made coming out as a transgender woman. In all, Bruce Jenner was married three times.
Bruce Jenner with his wife Kris and children Kylie and Kendall
When I was young, I felt that I had nothing to do with my gender dysphoria. Then could not imagine such a happy future. I’m not sorry about anything in my life. Regardless of your situation, there is no right or wrong way. br>
But now I Wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and finally everything seems the way it should be. I’m no longer fighting. I’m happy
��� concluded my essay Caitlin.
Kathleen Jenner and Sophia Hutchins
2017 Jenner was in a relationship with Sophia Hutchins who was younger than her by almost 50 years. The pair even planned to have children using a surrogate mother. But this year, Caitlin said that their ties with Sofia first of all, friendship.
we Have an awesome life. We do everything together. Everybody needs that kind of person. It has its own life. I have my own. We support each other. It’s a great friendship. I don’t see myself in a relationship with someone else in the future. This is not what I want out of life. br>
I Have many more interesting things. I was married three times. I already know all about it. I am 70 years old, I want to enjoy life and rejoice with friends. Think about love I don’t want
— explained his position Caitlin.