Happy Mother's Day

posted May 11th, 2014, 11:10 am


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May 11th, 2014, 11:10 am

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I've never done a Mother's Day piece before. It's not something I would usually even think about. In recent months though, I've had this sort of on-off longing to be a mommy. It's like, now that the gender dysphoria is thankfully less of an issue for me and I've mostly sorted out my orientation about as much as it's going to be, I get to deal with the new thing. And I think that thing is a biological clock brought on by my Estrogen-filled body trying to remind me that I'm almost thirty and haven't yet birthed a child.

Uh... my poor confused body. ^^;

Whatevs. I'd considered a couple different variations, including a different Emily pic or one focused on Fara. MAYBE Simone (Gavin's mom)? I dunno. There aren't exactly a whole lot of admirable mother figures in the comic (although, if I decided to do a Father's Day pic, I'd probably be in even more trouble). XD

Anyway, rambling aside. Happy Mother's Day to every mother out there (soon-to-be or currently). And even if you're not, still have a lovely day.

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May 11th, 2014, 12:41 pm

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wow its amazing how the characters aren't drawn differently but they look different because we have an emotional connection to them. Emily looks so mature and somehow older looking.

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May 11th, 2014, 2:02 pm

Rain Dreamer (Guest)

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That is interesting, what you said about Estrogen possibly makes you want to be a mother. I am working toward getting HRT myself, but I have never considered about being a mother in the future. Wondered if that would change when I finally get HRT?

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May 11th, 2014, 4:17 pm

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@Rain Dreamer:

I can't say for sure whether or not hormones actually has anything to do with it. However, at one time I honestly didn't want kids. Like, at all. It's only been since a couple months ago (roughly around the time I started taking Progesterone; about 15-16 months into HRT overall at the time) that I started having this inclination. It's not necessarily a good or a bad thing. It is a little strange to me though, 'cause I really didn't feel this way before.

Take that however you will.

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May 13th, 2014, 11:54 am

Alex (Guest)

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I'm in the opposite situation (FtM) and before I started testosterone, I had the occasional "I should have a baby!" feeling. I definitely don't want kids, but I kept having that biological clock ticking at me. Once I started T, though, that dropped right off.

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June 2nd, 2015, 8:30 pm

Chrissy (Guest)

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Unless I am getting estrogen thru the air at work, or naturally have higher levels of estrogen than a typical AMAB person, it doesn't have anything ro do with the biological clock ticking. Mine sure is, especially when I see pregnant women.

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February 9th, 2016, 5:11 pm

ThankYou (Guest)

You are wonderful

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Thank you. Thank you. thank you

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June 16th, 2016, 11:23 am

TranshumanAr (Guest)

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Aunt Fara is kind of a motherly figure for Rain and her friends, and Gavin's dad is a nice guy. Anyway, this drawing of Emily is cute!

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April 5th, 2017, 5:43 am

Toni (Guest)

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I'm unable to start transitioning (financial issues). Yet I've been yearning to give birth for over a year now. As a closet trans-woman, I realize its not going to happen for me. I can't turn off the emotion though. Your not alone.

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