A 12-year-old is not mature enough to make this type of decision. The process of transitioning back to a boy includes surgery.
“I began to realize I was actually comfortable in my body. Every day I just felt better,” Patrick Mitchell said.
In an upcoming episode of the Australian “60 Minutes,” a 12-year-old transgender boy details how he began the transition to a become a girl, only to change his mind two years later.
As a young child, Patrick Mitchell had always wanted to be a girl, the Independent reported. “You wish you could just change everything about you, you just see any girl and you say, ‘I’d kill to be like that,'” Mitchell told interviewers.
After speaking with doctors, Mitchell was diagnosed with gender dysphoria and began taking estrogen hormones in anticipation of a full transition. Mitchell grew out his hair and the treatment caused the prepubescent boy to grow a pair of breasts.
When teachers began to call him a girl in class, however, Mitchell began to question if he made the correct decision. “I began to realize I was actually comfortable in my body. Every day I just felt better,” he said. FreeBeacon
The harsh truth is, the adults surrounding Mitchell who encouraged his transition failed him. While they might have had good intentions, facilitating a young boy’s “transition” comes with life-long emotional and physical affects.
According to the DSM-V, as many as 98% of gender confused boys and 88% of gender confused girls eventually accept their biological sex after naturally passing through puberty. The Blaze
As Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro put it, “Adults should be free to make decisions about their sexuality and their bodies. But children should not be subjected to the whims of politically driven adults when it comes to massive bodily mutilation that impairs function for a lifetime – all before the child has experienced puberty.”
This Australian mum helped her 12-year-old son diagnosed with gender dysphoria to become a girl. They changed his body with hormone replacement drugs. Then the unthinkable happened – he changed his mind.