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    Vanessa Law
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    Ahh, the age old question – do you tell your wife about crossdressing?
    Back many years ago before I married I shared my secret – https://www.crossdresserheaven.com/how-to-tell-your-wife-you-crossdress/

    As daunting as this is, after I transitioned I realized that it’s far more difficult to tell your date about your past 🙂

    Have you shared with your wife that you crossdress?

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     Charlotte Deneice Windham 
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    SexyI told my wife that I crossdressed because it made me feel good. That I loved women so much I loved to emulate them. She told me she already had seen bras under my white shirts with a tie on, and she didn’t mind. She told me she came home one day, and their I as laying in bed asleep with a bra,panties,stockings,high heels, wig,and makeup ones she decided not to wake me up, but she toke photos of me to show her girlfriends, and co-workers. I wondered why some of her male, and female co-workers came home to meet me. Then when I had told her that overtime we went to a costume party that she wanted me to dress like a hooker,witch,nurse,or just plain woman. Then she took me, and had my ears pierced, and wanted me to get breast Implants. Now I wear my hair longhand cut in a feminine style. What a joy. Now she wants me to have my male part cut offhand redone as a vagina.

    I am a male to female pre-op transgender transsexual woman. I wear anything feminine including bras,panties,stockings,high heels,dresses,mini-skirts,blouses,corsets,gaffs,waist cancers,pierced earrings,makeup,feminine jewelry,wigs,and more.

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     Lindy Roe 
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    No I haven’t told my wife yet, but will do so in September.  I stopped my CD when we married, as I didn’t want to lose her. After 15 years of gradually becoming sadder and madder, I started dressing again in March of this year.  At this time I have to be honest with her, as I want to take this further than an hour in the basement a couple days of the week.  Am I afraid of losing her, very much so; but I can’t go back to being a semi-depressed person again.  I haven’t been this happy in 15 years, and people are starting to notice that I’m not Mr. glum all of the time.  If you can’t be happy, what’s the point?

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     Sandrajane Smith 
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    I really can’t tell my wife she would proberly leave me she has caught me in the past wearing a bra and panties she almost left then so not now I dress when home alone and hope I don’t get caught again

    Come dress with me

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     Lucinda Hawkns 
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    my wife found out a few years ago, will let me dress up when no one is home as in kids, tells me when i can do what i like to do.  that is dress up. she has seen me a few times unexpected and some times where i just let her see me all dolled up. i buy my own dresses, skirts, nylons, bras, panties, and yes even pads, make up, perfume, jewelry. i seem to have more female clothing then she does. does  she help NO. but comes to my room and tells me i have too much perfume on and looks to see what i am wearing, i am fully dressed up pretty in a dress and make up and wig and ear rings and lip stick, she  knows and lets me dress up but will not help with make up or let me sit in same room with her and talk like 2 woman and get to know my fem side.                    when i am dressed up as a female i am female mode and not male mode, i am Lucinda and having a great time as her, plus it is a stress release and depression and helps with my panic attacks.    will she believe me if i told her about how i feel, y i  dress up. i have the answer for them all but she will not believe me.    but as long as she lets me dress up i will not push the issue.   thanks for reading my post

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    Hello, I’m Cindy And have a brother that xd’s and he found it easier to tell me about his dressing than my the family. You should tell your daughter sometime when you out alone. The kids today understand more about transgender than the adults do and kids are more understanding. I see it everyday more and more kids are sticking up for transgenders than before. And today the lifestyle is more out in public than before. My brother dresses as a girl everyday today even out in public he wears those ripped skinny jeans like the kids do today with flats and cotton tops. I mean anyone can wear what they want so you should have be able to have fun wearing what you want.

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     Julie Glassworks 
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    Oh Rose, your ‘family tale’ rings familiar to me – all except the actually telling part…
    I am quite femme in general and consider myself ‘one of the girls’ in my family of wife and two daughters – just in silly male clothes.
    my younger daughter (an avid studier of gender) is always bringing up topics (‘what pronoun do you prefer, papa?’ ‘would you ever wear a dress?’ etc ) to which I answer completely honestly. but does she, or my wife, know just how honest I am being?
    hopefully soon I can be honestly honest, but I am taking it slowly…

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    I have recently told my wife that I am a crossdresser.  Just for background, i wore pantyhose with her while we dated a couple of times as a part of foreplay but passed it off as a fetish.  After about 12 years of marriage she found a couple of items including a bra and a book.  I admitted that they were mine told her I enjoyed the feel but allowed her to believe that it was more sexual.  Fast forward 10 years, I finally admitted that dressing is just part of me.  It is not about sex, it is about me.  I enjoy my manhood and don’t want to change it.  I also enjoy the feel of ladies underwear, the look and fit of the dresses, skirts, leggings, sweaters, blouses, etc.  I occasionally wear undergarments beneath my male clothes.

    She was not happy.  She doesn’t want her husband wearing women’s clothes.  She doesn’t want me communicating with others who dress.  Now she is ok with me talking to a therapist who can help me understand where this comes from and cure me of this.  That is not an option for me.  So at this point we are trying to live our through this.  I don’t know where the road leads but at least now she knows that I am dealing with dressing and how it impacts us and our family.

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    So as of today 2-27-17 its been three weeks since i sat and talked with my wife.
    I had wrote out everything I wanted to say to her and all of my fears and hopes and dreams and the past as how things became to be today. Me a cross dresser.

    I am please and know i have a good wife,she accept it but doesn’t always wanted to see it and never in front of the kids. She also doesnt want me to go out dressed. But i am hopefull maybe next year around this ti.e, it will have given her enough time to come around. Also me enough time to learn make up and how to pass ok
    There are some women that love is more then skin deep and it doesnt matter how we xress ourself love is still there.

    So I haven’t told her yet that I am a CD , perhaps she knows something is up. See a very long time ago she found pictures of me fully dressed on our computer. First thing she did was freaked out and shared them with our closest friend and his wife. She was worried and sacred. I freaked out thought I was going to be outed, it was a rough few days. I even left home for a day to give her space. It was hard but I managed to get them all to believe that I photo shopped my face o to someone else. I was so scared that I was going to lose everything in my life!! I PURGED ! AND for ten years I only dressed a few times whe. She was out for the day. And suppress all urges for a long time. ……… ……
    <p style=”text-align: left;”>Now the last 6 months I have been reading these adult story’s with her to help improve sex life, they worked and they are great way to test the waters so- to speak to see what she is Willing to understand and to explore or accept. ….</p>
    I made sure we read ones with men being dressed up in wife panties, and lingerie and undergarments of that type. A few times she didn’t want to read them or she made rude type of comets, but eventually things changed, or should I say her thoughts and feelings on that type of behavior. I tried lite SM made her my mistress and got her to let me wear her panties, while she had me clean the house and do dishes. I was happy just to wear panties with her knowing. This went on for a few months, she even bought me a few pairs I was like ok great, but inside my head I was like OMG LOVING IT! I was even able to get her to let me wear o e of her black satin Teddy with the red trim around the breast cup area. I was in heaven. But this has now fully awaken the long thought dead cross dresser within me, my female side is fighting to be out more and more, it’s like a new awakening!

    I have shown her my CD side somewhat more and more, but am so afraid to just come out and say it to her, and yet I feel she might be OK with it somewhat. For now I will leave it in the hands of fate to see what will happen. I like most here do not wish to lose the ones we love to just satisfied my urges.😭😊 but that’s my story thanks for reading.

    Jenny

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     Bobbi Anne Rox 
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    Years ago I tried to come out to my wife, but I did it the wrong way and played it off as an attempt to spice up our love life. I was shaving my body totally back then, as I was biking alot and told her it was better for wind resistance. She seemed ok with that at the time. One night, as we were trying all new things as we were both pretty inexperienced in the bedroom department, I put on one of her teddies, some light lipstick, curled my hair (I had it long enough to style a little back then), and a pair of her slingbacks with a 2″ heel. I wiggled my way into our bedroom, and surprised her that way. She got into it for the time being, but when we were done making love, she said she felt weird and didn’t want to do it again. Being only a couple of years into our marriage, I put it away as I didn’t want to lose her.

    A few years later while I was going away often for one of the jobs I had, I started dressing again more and more this time. I would go to the local thrift stores and pick up whatever I could, and then go back to my hotel room and dress. I kept all of my purchases hidden from her, and I never left my hotel room dressed at that time. One day I slipped up and somehow dropped a pair of panties in my car that she saw, and she immediately thought I was cheating on her. I told her the truth, that they were mine and that I liked to dress as a woman sometimes, and she said she would forget all about it if I purged everything. I did and it was left alone for a few years.

    I left that job and got a full time career job that didn’t travel at all, and we started to build our family with a child, trying for more. When my second child was born, my wife was forced to give up her job, and so in order to make ends meet, I picked up a second and then a third job. It was that third job that got me thinking about dressing again as it was a delivery job that went a few hours out of town one way, so after a while, I started picking up clothes, shoes, make up, wig, breast forms, and everything else I would need to look and feel like a woman.  I was working that job for probably about 3 months when I started picking the things up I would need to be my femme self, and after probably another month, I had found a place near my last deliver where I could stop and dress for the ride home. The first couple of weeks I would only dress once a week for the ride, but as the weeks went by I started to dress more and more, eventually dressing every night for the ride home. Once I dropped off my paperwork at my employer (we used our own vehicles and the paperwork went into a dead drop facility), I would wash off my make up and change once I got into the beginning of my private driveway. This dressing went on for a few years, with me wanting to do more than just dress. I sped through my route a few times and went  to a local club in my area that had drag shows late at night, and when there I met a few of the other gurls in my area. From there I made a Facebook page and posted a few photos of myself dressed, and that was where I made another mistake. One of my wife’s friends who has ties into the local LGBT scene stumbled across my femme page and showed my wife. Needless to say she wasn’t happy.

    From there things quickly went south, we my wife demanding that I purge everything again (which I didn’t, I just put it into storage for a while) and to seek a counselor to “fix” me. I did see the counselor for a while, and things seemed to be working back out with my wife again. I stayed away from my storage box for probably a year before I couldn’t take it any more and had to dress again.

    I told my wife we needed to talk, and when we sat down, I didn’t even get a chance to start talking before she started in on me about my dressing. Earlier that day, she found my stash of things (screw up number three), and took them all to a local dumpster and got rid of them. To say I was devastated was an understatement, and at that time she told me I could get out as she didn’t want to have me as a husband, friend, or acquaintance. I told her that I had no where to go, and seeing she is not totally heartless, she let me stay but I had to leave the bedroom.

    That brings me to where I am today, sleeping on the couch, window shopping at Amazon, and trying to figure out how I will start to rebuild my feminine wardrobe again, and when will I be able to have enough money to find a place of my own. She knows that I can not stop now, but she still doesn’t want to have anything to do with it.

    So, while my life of dressing hasn’t gone anywhere near where I hoped it would, there is light at the end of the tunnel for when I do get my own place and can dress as often as I would like.

    Hugs to all,

    Bobbi Anne

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    Thats great to hear that your wife has left you do girlie things with her. Wearing anything feminine keeps the girl inside excited everyday. I was brought wearing dresses and was home schooled as a girl b/c the schools wouldn’t except a boy wearing dresses. Anyways I wear lingerie 24/7 today. Dont own any guy clothing at all, but I’m not in a dress when out in public. I wear girls skinny jeans and cotton tops with ankle boots or flats. I have long hair so I keep it styled like a girl and dont wear too much makeup so I blend in with the other girls. People see me and I can see they are trying to figure out if I am a guy or a girl, but I mostly pass a girl without too much trouble.

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    Several years ago I mentioned to my wife that I liked to crossdress. She understood but did not want to see me as she said she didn’t think she could handle me looking better than her in a dress. She did come across a few of my clothes but we never discussed it any further. I continued to dress but in private. A few years later, while watching Rocky Horror Picture show, I brought it up again, commenting that I could rock the heels he was wearing. We had discussions about garter belts and was surprised that in the past she’s worn them. A bit about my wife, she is a tomboy at heart and hates wearing dresses. Again, she said she did not want to see me and I respected her wishes, continuing to dress secretly and hiding in my office. Fast forward to today. I started discussing it more with her. I asked her again how she felt about all of this. She admitted that she did not understand it and I was becoming the girl she hated, meaning wearing dresses and hose, all the stuff she did not like to wear. I explained that I think it was because I really enjoy seeing a women dressed to the nines and since that’s not her, I dress to fill that void. I felt more comfortable talking to her, explaining my wish to have a complete head to toe makeover with photos. She even help clean out the closet in my office to move my wardrobe in there (was cramming it all in a trunk) and I proudly showed her my shoes, which she was amazed at the heels and how I haven’t killed myself in them! I really do consider myself lucky that’s she so accepting as much as she is.

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    Very quick turn around from my previous post just a couple of hours ago. I might be drastically moving up my planned talk to the wife time. Got an email from her not long ago while sitting at work asking why there is a book on the Kindle about crossdressing. I purchased a bunch of ebooks lately and as I got each one, I quickly unshared it from the Amazon Household account so that it wouldn’t appear on her app, I guess I missed one. I was so tempted to just ignore her email, but that would have just driven her crazy, so I lied… I told her that every month I get a list of books to choose one free from (that much is true) and since I couldn’t find anything of interest, I chose that because it might be interesting. I doubt she believed it, but she left the subject alone after that. Not sure how tonight is going to go, but I might not be able to put this off much longer.

    - Crystal

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    I have not come out to my wife yet. I am not sure if i will yet till i know what are relationship is going to be. Right now me and my wife are very rocky. I am not sure if we will stay together. I made a mistake recently at work. It cost me some and placed us in a very difficult position emotionally. If we manage to save our marriage i may tell her. Till then we have enough to deal with.

    Nikki

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    I have not yet but plan to very soon. I’m not sure if she suspects or not, may have found my stash and just hasn’t been able to confront me yet. The last week one day she referred to me as She while on the phone and I’m not sure if that was  a slip or purposeful. Since then she has been a little depressed and I can’t help but wonder if it is all related or not.

    I need to talk to her soon as this has all been affecting me very heavily. This week I finally started seeing a therapist and I spoke about all of this with her, she offered me some amazing support and offered that after a few weeks together, we can bring my wife in for a joint session and if I haven’t had the chat yet at that point, we could potentially do it then. As much as I like that idea, I’m afraid of the conversations in a joint session making my wife feel attacked.  We’ll see how it all goes I suppose.

    - Crystal

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    So I haven’t told her yet that I am a CD , perhaps she knows something is up. See a very long time ago she found pictures of me fully dressed on our computer. First thing she did was freaked out and shared them with our closest friend and his wife. She was worried and sacred. I freaked out thought I was going to be outed, it was a rough few days. I even left home for a day to give her space. It was hard but I managed to get them all to believe that I photo shopped my face o to someone else. I was so scared that I was going to lose everything in my life!! I PURGED ! AND for ten years I only dressed a few times whe. She was out for the day. And suppress all urges for a long time. ……… ……
    <p style=”text-align: left;”>Now the last 6 months I have been reading these adult story’s with her to help improve sex life, they worked and they are  great way to test the waters so- to speak to see what she is Willing to understand and to explore or accept. ….</p>
    I made sure we read ones with men being dressed up in wife panties, and lingerie and undergarments of that type. A few times she didn’t want to read them or she made rude type of comets, but eventually things changed, or should I say her thoughts and feelings on that type of behavior. I tried lite SM made her my mistress and got her to let me wear her panties, while she had me clean the house and do dishes. I was happy just to wear panties with her knowing. This went on for a few months, she even bought me a few pairs I was like ok great, but inside my head I was like OMG LOVING IT! I was even able to get her to let me wear o e of her black satin Teddy with the red trim around the breast cup area. I was in heaven. But this has now fully awaken the long thought dead cross dresser within me, my female side is fighting to be out more and more, it’s like a new awakening!

    I have shown her my CD side somewhat more and more, but am so afraid to just come out and say it to her, and yet I feel she might be OK with it somewhat. For now I will leave it in the hands of fate to see what will happen. I like most here do not wish to lose the ones we love to just satisfied my urges.😭😊  but that’s my story thanks for reading.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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