I was momentarily stunned by his request and it took me a few seconds before I was able to respond.
"OMG, this is all so sudden," I said. "I mean that I have always called you Alex. I don't know if I would feel comfortable calling you anything else. And besides, I thought we were going to wait until we were out of high school before we did anything like that."
"We were but these recent changes into real girls has got me thinking about it. Whenever we are real girls everyone calls me Alexandra and it sounds so nice. It's such a beautiful name, isn't it?"
"Yeah, it's a gorgeous name but it's such a big change. Why don't you give me a little time to think about it."
He nodded. "I understand, it is a big change. You are lucky. Your name is Jordan. That works well for either a boy or a girl."
"My mom once told me that she originally thought that she was going to have a girl and so she chose that name. When I was born a boy she decided to keep it because it worked