The Internet is a wonderful invention for crossdressers. It allows us to reach out and find a community without risking our families, our jobs or in some cases our lives.
Personally, I’ve been extremely blessed by the resources I’ve found on the Internet. It was how I found my first crossdressing support group, read my first crossdressing tips, and was able to share my crossdressing secret with the others.
I know that meeting people online is an inferior substitute to sharing your true self with another in person. It’s to this end that I’ve begun maintaining a database of crossdressing support groups throughout the world, and asking you to submit any transgender support groups you know about that aren’t listed.
No crossdressing support group?
In many countries like the US, Canada, Australia, UK and Germany we’re blessed to have so many support groups available to us. But what do you do if there is no crossdressing support group in you country?
I began pondering this question after a South African crossdresser left a comment looking for someone in her area. It can be lonely when there’s noone else to talk to, go shopping with, or just spend an evening dressed to the nines. If you live in a country that doesn’t have many crossdressing support groups I have an ask for you, but before we get there:
A word of caution about meeting other crossdressers
More than likely the person you’re going to meet is a wonderful lady who will be thrilled to form a new friendship with someone who shares her secret. However, there are some people who may have more nefarious intent. It could be someone who is looking to cause you harm, or an admirer who is looking to ‘hook up’ with a crossdresser. Always meet in a public place for the first time. If you’re still in the closet, agree to go in male mode and meet at a coffee shop or another place you know other people will be. Get to know each other over email or the phone before meeting face to face. You don’t have to do an FBI background check on the person, but you owe it to yourself to be careful.
Comment and find a friend nearby
Now to my ask. If you live in a country with no crossdressing support group and would like to find others in your area please leave a comment with your email address and the country/city you live in. Check back every few days to see if another crossdresser lives nearby. Who knows, you may make a great new friend.
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