Regarding you & me
Six attempts to get closer to my father by Marijn Kuijper
My father died in 1983, when I was just three years old. On many occasions, I have missed him as a father figure and role model. I have never been able to tell him that I am transgender.
Now that I’m about to become a father, the wish to get close to him becomes even stronger.
In order to define myself, I need to define my father and the ways in which I relate to him.