When This Woman Got Married, She Didn’t Know Her Husband Would Become Her Wife

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With that in mind, Galen was very open about one subject in particular. He told Laura that he felt more like a woman than a man. Despite that admission, though, he offered his date some words of reassurance. “I also said that I would never do anything about it,” he said.

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Following their graduation, Galen and Laura made the switch to Denver, with the former harboring dreams of becoming a professor in philosophy. However, the pair also had some other ambitions. They eventually got married in 2011 after nearly six years together.

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With their relationship as strong as ever, Galen and Laura’s lives took another positive turn in 2015. The couple was going to have a baby! Unknown to the expectant mom, though, that news further fueled her husband’s feelings about his own gender, which culminated in an eye-opening conversation on New Year’s Eve.

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