I failed to mention this in my first comment. Five years ago I would have NEVER left my safe space dressed en femme. After only 3 months on CDH I have turned my closet world into more or less a world where me dressing as she feels great. Every member here to some extent is or has gone through everything you are about to experience. If you need help “just ask”.
The jitters will probably never leave me but for the most part I am past the horrified stage.
Pick your places wisely, Walmart on weekends is a sh-t show but easy to blend during non-peak times. Smaller stores are more one on one which can be nerve racking but they Want and Need your business. More Hugs, TERI