I know that those are claims that can be hard to believe. And I know that there are times when I make them because I believe them; and I know that there are times when I make them so that I can believe them.
I didn't know a lot of things when I was 10 or 12 or 20. I didn’t know what I wanted to do for a living. I didn’t know if I wanted to have kids or not. I didn’t know about some major life changes. But I did know what gender I was.