What do I need for validation?

Three years ago I entered the confusing world of gender. It was a place four years ago that didn’t exist in my world. I lived my entire life governed by binary gender rules.

… and then suddenly my world collapsed. I discovered I wasn’t binary, I was transgender.

My female brain and my male body have been tearing me apart. I have been struggling between the two warring camps. “Can I stay a guy” versus “Do I need to be a woman?” They are constant arguments that have haunted my waking hours for over two years now. I have listed the pluses and minuses of…