My mother opened this possibility to me as a very young child, as I have started my story in my introduction. After I moved out, we never discussed the cross dressing, feminization path she set me on.
No one else in my family besides my Mom ever knew of just how long we played “Mother Daughter” in private, throughout my mid-teens.
My step-sister would probably have accepted my choices but I’m sure neither my father nor my step-brother would have accept me as Joan Marie.
This was a great question. Thank you so very much for allowing me to open up and for all the ladies on this forum for being so loving and supportive. It is a wonderful, safe space for me to reveal my feminine side.