Transgender Love: When Husband Becomes Wife – By Susan Donaldson James

When Diane Daniel met her husband Wessel, she was attracted to his smile, quiet humor and gentleness — “and of course his Dutch accent.” Though it shocked her, she dismissed the occasional cross-dressing as they dated and lived together as just part of his nerdy nonconformity.

But two months into their marriage in 2004, her husband revealed at dinner that he wanted to live as a woman, and the couple embarked on a long wrenching jouney to stay together.