You are not alone and regret is not rare. We’ve gathered articles from brilliant scientific people who explore the reported regret rates and analyze existing studies for scientific integrity.

  • Suicide points to profound regret, does it not? After surgery, transgender people are 20 times more likely to die by suicide. The most thorough follow-up of sex-reassigned people—extending over 30 years and conducted in Sweden, where the culture is strongly supportive of the transgendered—documents their lifelong mental unrest. Ten to 15 years after surgical reassignment, the suicide rate of those who had undergone sex-reassignment surgery rose to 20 times that of comparable peers.
  • A site for detransitioners, desistors, and questioners only, r/detrans on Reddit, has over 44,000 members.