What are the best ways to get rid of dysphoria without transitioning?
I recently responded to the following question: I’m struggling with dysphoria at the moment and would really appreciate any suggestions you have As a therapist here is what I would suggest: 1. Begin looking at when the symptoms arose, and spend some time journaling about it. Some of the key reasons for Dysphoria are dissociation from past sexual abuse. That doesn't have to be the case, but it is often times a root cause, as the abuse creates inner dynamics which cause one to distance from the source of the pain. Other symptoms of abuse are self-injurious behavior(s), eating disorders, anxiety, depression, symptoms of Bipolar, Borderline Personality features, panic attacks, and loss/gaps in time/memory, a sense of foreboding, muscle tension, IBS, hyper vigilance ( always feeling on guard or having to be on point), compulsion, addictions, propensity toward second guessing yourself, and hearing voices on the inside (which is different than hearing them from the outside, su