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I Am Asexual

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    The Realization Of Being Asexual

    I remember from when I was about 14 years old, I always felt different from most males, I was never interested in girls as they seemed to be, my mother just said that it was just a phase and that I would like girls some day. At age 16, same thing, my mother said that I was just a...
    ThePeanutTerminator ThePeanutTerminator 18-21 8 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    A Request From The Other Side

    I respect the rights of all asexual people not to have sex as it is not part of their make up and they do not desire it. But if you are asexual, I would ask you to think VERY carefully about becoming involved in any relationship with a person who IS sexual.   The...
    enna30 enna30 56-60, F 41 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    Mind Over Matter

    Hi, I'm a 23 year-old woman, a virgin, and I'd say I'm about 95% asexual. Let me just start by saying, to me, sex is like water-tasteless and pointless, unless you're dying of thirst. The funny thing is I started out in life being pretty sexual. Even before puberty, I used to...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 22-25, F 24 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    When I was 14 I told people

    that sex seems weird and that I never want it. They said that 'you're young, you will want it soon' or 'when you find a boyfriend you will' I'm 16 now almost 17 in 3 months. I have a boyfriend that I have been with for a year and one month. To this day I still don't want sex at...
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    Asexual- Relieved And Scared At The Same Time

    Okay I don't really know where to start with this. I basically plucked up the courage to tell my story on here because I thought I might meet other people like me? I feel like I can't tell my family or anyone because I don't want them to judge me and I feel like I'm letting my...
    AlienBob AlienBob 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Does anyone else experience intellectual

    attraction to people? There's a guy that I want to date purely because he and I are similar intellectually. That and he's never pressure me into sex, because it's not something he wants in a relationship either. Does this make any sense?
    schmetterling3110 schmetterling3110 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Hey, how come you guys don't get a parade?

    The LGBT community has gained acceptance and recognition, while the asexual crowd gets tossed to the wayside. It seems this is an orientation like any other, but if I am any indication of the pervasive ignorance in our society, I didn't acknowledge you guys as a legit...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 13 Responses Apr 6

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    It makes me so explicably angry

    whenever people deny my existence. I know, in theory, that many groups have been denied and overlooked in the past before finding their salvation. I know that. I am aware. But that makes it no less infuriating when people refuse to believe or even understand that I know myself...
    AzuraSkies AzuraSkies 16-17 4 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    If I had the power, I would create a world

    solely for asexual people, it's obvious that we aren't suited for this world and its ways, well, at least I'm not.
    NaturalGropius NaturalGropius 18-21 12 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    No One Gets It!

    I am Asexual...and I know I am.  I am 23 years old....never had sex.  I have no desire to.  People around me always talk about how "hot" a person is and I just do get it.  I dont get feelings....like that of being aroused.  I dont even know what...
    NotUnderstood NotUnderstood 18-21, F 40 Responses Apr 21, 2007

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    How Do I Say This...

    I'm not completely sure yet if asexual is the most accurate word to describe me, but that's what I tell people I am. I find it helps them understand better where I'm coming from when I say I've never had sex and I don't want to. For a while my mom didn't believe me and just...
    Alea2013 Alea2013 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    I finally told my boyfriend of three months

    that I'm asexual. He had just told me that he loves me, and I finally got the courage to tell him. I don't think that many sexuals understand how hard it is to tell someone that, because they are "normal". I was scared even though I knew he wouldn't care. I wish I had the...
    drowninginsaltwater drowninginsaltwater 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Asexuals: Don't Give Into Your Asexual Urges!

    Jezus wants you to make BABIES!
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    Don't get me wrong, I want to get married

    eventually, I just don't want to do "it" with him. My dream is to get married to a man like this or who will tolerate this and to adopt a kid or 2.
    SparkleUnicorn SparkleUnicorn 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Yeah, so I have a funny story about this.

    I'm more specifically what you would call an aromantic asexual. I've always known that it never felt quite right for me to be with either gender, so it got really awkward when I got asked out on a date by a girl. I almost felt like I couldn't get out of it without hurting...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm asexual, and I love my boyfriend.

    But I'm terrified that he's going to want sex soon (he's pansexual) and I can't give him that. I'm not sex-averse, it just doesn't appeal to me at all...
    wHaTeVeR2626 wHaTeVeR2626 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm writing this now

    because two hours ago a guy tried to have sex with me. I knew it was coming (he asked me to come chill, but it was obvious, considering he'd kissed me a week ago at a party). I've wondered if I was asexual for almost exactly a year, ever since I had my very first makeup session...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    And I don't even know

    why I went through the I Want To Know If You Think I Am Attractive (Lol) experience. To compliment? To say nice things? To look and ignore? I have no idea. But I do hope I can open posts on new tabs. Would be so much easier than pressing the backspace all the time.
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 Mar 18

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    Don't you just love how there are people

    who will accept and/or acknowledge the existence of homosexuality, bisexuality, and/or etc., but if you mention the word Asexuality they laugh in your face and deny its existence? /sarcasm. It irks me. It shows just how close-minded some people are. It is truly offensive. Well...
    NaturalGropius NaturalGropius 18-21 41 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Someone once told me that

    once I have sex I will realize that I am not asexual. Dumb b$@1ch
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    I don't have feelings about sex

    but I would like to be naked whit my wife to have sensuality (not sexuality), am I asexual?
    AquariusFart AquariusFart 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is really bizarre

    but I'm only asexual in this reality. I can enjoy reading stories that involve sex or watching stories that don't show explicit kissing or sex. But I have no interest in sex with another. I find most people repulsive in that way. However I'm a lucid dreamer who is certainly not...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I wouldn't describe myself

    as exactly asexual but physical contact has never been my priority to be with someone and I feel that I miss out because of this as my friends could be trying to meet people just purely because of physical attraction wherease I don't have this drive to go up to someone purely...
    mansra mansra 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    If you’re asexual and wanna have sex,

    you’re awesome If you’re asexual and don’t care about sex, you’re awesome If you never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, EVER wanna have sex at all, you’re awesome Don’t ever let anyone throw any of you under the bus
    InhuldibleCrelk InhuldibleCrelk 36-40 1 Response Aug 21, 2014

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    If you accept people can have sex without love,

    why is it so difficult to understand people can love without sex?
    AlfaCough AlfaCough 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    Intimacy Without Sex?

     I am female. I am not biologically asexual, but I am at heart. I liked the way people were when we were little. All my friends were guys, and we had so much fun all the time. We all knew what sex was and so forth, but we all considered it a stupid thing that decent people...
    Fireclaw Fireclaw 22-25, F 26 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    For starters I never thought it was something

    unnatural. I simply thought my interests rested elsewhere. I wasn't all into flirting, or getting intimate...I preferred to be reading or painting. I would see couples holding hands or kissing and the only thing I could think of was 'aww I wish I had a boyfriend so I could play...
    VonGeek VonGeek 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I firstly want to make clear

    that I am not 100% certain if I am asexual, but after some research, I've come to the conclusion that it is a possibility, especially after discovering the different "types" of asexuality, which is why I felt the need to finally join this Group. Asexual means there's a lack of...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6, 2014

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    I'm Beginning To Think...

    Here's my stance on my sexuality (I'm putting it in list form, since it can get long and rambling if I don't): - I don't feel primary sexual attraction to anyone, regardless of gender. I cannot look at a person, however attractive I may find them, and feel sexually attracted in...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 12 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    After I tried coming out to my dad about being

    asexual he said I was going to grow up to be an old maid....thanks for that dad
    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 21 Responses Feb 17

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    I am a sexual... being.

    Seriously, what the hell is this? Is it an orientation, or lack thereof? Is it a lifestyle choice or a natural inclination? Is there an absence of arousal? Sorry I'm ignorant, but that's why I ask questions.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 8 Responses Apr 3

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    Coming out as an asexual polyromantic today.

    .. But only to myself. And, well, now you guys. It feels good to know who I am, to finally be able to put to rest that question. Why was there no sex the last two years of my marriage? Why is my marriage now over? This would be why.
    mishacamp mishacamp 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Who wants to bet that there’s a huge number

    of asexual people out there who don’t know they’re asexual because our society is hypersexualised - if you’re a dude, you’re pathetic, if you’re a woman you’re frigid/a prude/stuck up *****. This isn’t just about identity, this is about people who are shamed into...
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F 6 Responses May 4, 2014

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    So this is my first post on this site.

    I am just coming to know the term asexual and have found much comfort in knowing more about it. I am an asexual and that makes me feel better knowing I’m not a broken human being that it’s actual something others are dealing with. I am over 30 and have dated both men and...
    tanyas45 tanyas45 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    For some reason, ep deleted my experience.

    If anything has got less to do with sex, it's asexuality.
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Kissing boys - Oh NO Kissing girls- Uhh

    Uhh tryed it. They just dont understand its me not them. I just dont feel that.
    petramullins petramullins 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Never wanted it. Feel some attraction toward

    opposite sex. Will not even get into relationship. Been this way always. My friends thought I was odd not to feel very attracted to guys. I'm picky. Only rarely feel that about anyone I see. Don't really want a part in any that. Love my innocence. But feel like all those...
    pureimagination1759 pureimagination1759 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Actually I'm not..I just couldn't find a story

    saying "I wish I was asexual" I think being asexual has its benefits. You don't have to deal with heartbreak or worry about your sexual performance etc
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    I recently "came out"

    as asexual, and ever since then I've felt this constant mixture of confusion and relief. I feel relieved because I think I've figured things out, but then there's times when I second guess myself because of things like libido and aesthetic attraction. I know for a fact that I'm...
    BigBearHug BigBearHug 18-21, M 11 Responses Jan 3

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    and very proud to be!

    :) too bad it's super hard to find a boyfriend
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 11 Responses Feb 6

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    For a few years, or maybe

    even longer than that, I've felt like a complete out cast. I couldn't figure out what was wrong with me. All my friends either had boyfriends or people who they liked and talked to but when it came to me I had a hard time trying to like anyone. So I started forcing myself to...
    poeticdiva poeticdiva 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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    im in love with someone

    that i never will be her love anymore..
    aphroditedelevingne aphroditedelevingne 18-21, F Mar 15

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    The title is rather self explanatory

    but I would like to use this space to explain what asexuality is, how other people have reacted to me (or refused to) and what it's like living in a sex driven society. :) So basically asexuality, at its most simplest, is the lack of desire to have sex and with some people a...
    moonscapemonoxide moonscapemonoxide 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    chucklemastr chucklemastr 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i wanna gave a girlfriend.

    . but u dont wanna be a lesbian anymore.. what can i do?
    aphroditedelevingne aphroditedelevingne 18-21, F Mar 15

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    I have a girlfriend and I cuddle with her to

    watch movies and I truly do love her, but we have never kissed, or done nothing more than hand holding and hugging, I do not feel sexual attraction for anyone
    cunningwolf cunningwolf 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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