"Is everything alright, sweetie? You haven't been your usual self lately." "I'm not sick or anything, but I do feel a bit strange when I'm in the bath."
"I'm not sure what you mean." "I think I'm in the wrong body, Mummy."
"Are you saying that you're a boy trapped in a girl's body?" "A boy! Eww! Who'd want to be a boy? Boys are horrible!"
"There's only boys and girls, Jenny." "I think I'm a mermaid trapped in a girl's body."
Jenny's mother wasn't overly concerned about her daughter. Gender issues are always tricky to negotiate with a five-year-old.