I never really fully understood the "deadname" thing, but I think I'm starting to get it? I still don't have like, a visceral reaction to my old name, but it feels...foreign to me? Like people are talking about/to someone else. I've had so many moments recently where it took a moment for me to realise someone was talking to me. It's weird.

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