Glad you could join us. I trust that the site will be everything that you need.
Actually, you have been transgender all of your life, but you realized it 11 years ago. We don’t become transgender, we already are from the beginning.
Please complete your Profile page. It goes a long way towards helping other members understand your situation, your goals, where you struggle, etc. All threads eventually sink to the bottom of the pile as new threads are added, but your Profile page will always be readily accessible and can be updated at any time.
Also, if you would like to other nearby members, click on Social in the menu and then Member Directory.