Ashley James worked on 'past traumas with the opposite sex' after learning ...

She previously spoke out about her initial disappointment when she learned she was having a son. 

And Ashley James has told how she's since had to 'do a lot of work on my past traumas with the opposite sex' as she discussed the 'taboo' subject of gender disappointment on Wednesday.

Taking to Instagram amid her babymoon in Cypress, the former Made In Chelsea star, 33, told how after her initial guilt of wanting a girl, she's now 'excited to be raising a son.'

Candid: Ashley James has told how she's since had to 'do a lot of work on my past traumas with the opposite sex' as she discussed the 'taboo' subject of gender disappointment on Wednesday

Candid: Ashley James has told how she's since had to 'do a lot of work on my past traumas with the opposite sex' as she discussed the 'taboo' subject of gender disappointment on Wednesday

Ashley looked stunning as she shared snaps of her growing baby bump while posing by a palm tree.

The slipped into a leopard print bikini by Elizabeth Hurley as she gently caressed her bump during her getaway with beau Tom Andrews. 

Captioning the snaps, Ashley broached the issue of gender disappointment, which she previously talked about earlier in her pregnancy.

She penned: 'I talked at the beginning of my pregnancy about 'gender disappointment' (or I suppose more correctly 'sex disappointment' given that gender is the social construct) and how it's a very real and surprisingly common thing. 

Mum-to-be: Taking to Instagram amid her babymoon in Cypress, the former Made In Chelsea star, 33, told how after her initial guilt of wanting a girl, she's now 'excited to be raising a son'

Mum-to-be: Taking to Instagram amid her babymoon in Cypress, the former Made In Chelsea star, 33, told how after her initial guilt of wanting a girl, she's now 'excited to be raising a son'

'It's pretty taboo and there's a lot of guilt surrounding those feelings mainly because we are so lucky to be pregnant, even luckier to have a healthy baby.'

Sharing how she's changed her mindset after learning she's not having a girl, she went on: 'But it's real, and I suppose I was just so excited to pass on everything is learnt through my experiences and coaching to empower a little girl. 

'Finding out I was having a boy forced me to do a lot of work my myself and my past traumas with the opposite sex. But I suppose even men are victims of toxic masculinity?'

Following her initial disappointment, the reality star told how she's 'excited' to raise a son and instil the morals of a 'respectful, upstanding human being.'

She went on: 'But now, I'm so excited to be raising a son. A respectful, upstanding human being with empathetic outlooks who is courageous enough to stand up for himself and others. Like the son his

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