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I Am Asexual

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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...
    AzuraSkies AzuraSkies 13-15 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I am an Asexual guy, who is happy the way i am, just feel i need a friend, someone that would be there for me when i really need, i do not want to grew old alone, i wish to find...
    Romerolax Romerolax 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    18 years old, Never been in a relationship mainly because I haven't felt the need to.I get on with my life my way and I'm happy to continue to do so. I feel the need to have a soul...
    Barkles Barkles 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Love from an asexual is the most pure, unconditional love anyone can receive. If you are in a relationship with an asexual, you know that they love you for why you are; for your...
    bgirlskc bgirlskc 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I don't really remember exactly how I came upon AVEN... but when I did, suddenly everything came into focus with stunning clarity. Finally, here was a group of people who felt...
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I don't think I have the emotional capacity to have real feelings for anyone. I think they're hot but then they open their mouth and talk and I loose any I interest.
    jessicastover11 jessicastover11 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    My name is Dexter, I am 20, and Asexual (or nonsexual). I've never found myself sexually attracted to any gender, and have been honestly fine with that. I won't go on too much...
    Dextere Dextere 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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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...
    Fireclaw Fireclaw 22-25, F 26 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    Weird And Awesome - I have only recently discovered this movement in the world. I had heard of asexual in terms of biology, like how bacteria and other single celled organisms...
    minatek616 minatek616 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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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...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 22-25, F 22 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    As a heteroromantic asexual I still do want someone to be in a relationship with someone. I also am looking for a support system since I have not come out to any family or friends...
    thatwriterjenni thatwriterjenni 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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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...
    VonGeek VonGeek 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I have no feelings for people intimately, and very little romantic attraction. I am not a late bloomer, I am not too young to know who I am, it isn't because of past experiences...
    BeingInMonochrome BeingInMonochrome 16-17 1 Response Mar 22

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    So I used to be attracted to everyone and everybody I saw no matter how they looked like (based on the personality, even if it was for a split second that I thought about it) and I...
    MaryRiddle3 MaryRiddle3 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I have never been attracted to anyone based on physical appearance, I actually like not being in a relationship. I still feel like a part of me would be open to attempt it, if I...
    Mindgamejames Mindgamejames 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    MUCH happier being asexual now that I have found online asexual communities!! - It took me many years to work out that my lack of desire for sex was actually a legitimate sexual...
    SunnyAotearoa SunnyAotearoa 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Asexuals: Don't Give Into Your Asexual Urges! - Jezus wants you to make BABIES!
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    Hey guys!! I believe I am asexual because I hate being touched. But when it comes to a guy I don't want to have sex, I just want to take care if him or show him that I love him...
    LuvinGospel LuvinGospel 22-25 1 Response Feb 23

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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.
    FloatingCotton FloatingCotton 18-21 9 Responses Jan 3

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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...
    poeticdiva poeticdiva 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    And In The Left Corner... - Yep, you know it. I'm full on asexual. And I'm ******* proud of it too. I don't like guys, I don't like girls. I feel no sexual desires or attractions...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 25 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    A lot of people, when they find out I am not gay, like they suspected , and that I am not straight, nor am I bi, they seem to think that I am not open to relationships. I think...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    I have known for a long time. About 5 years I guess. I was never bothered by it before, and no one asked me questions so I never bothered to figure out why I was never sexually...
    Starya Starya 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    And, wow, did it take me a long time. I went from thinking I was heterosexual to bisexual to pansexual to homosexual and then finally I realized I was asexual. How does that even...
    kylinoir kylinoir 13-15 1 Response Jan 29

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    I've always known I didn't want to get married. Depending on my mood, sex seems somewhere between disturbingly biological and a boring necessity for bringing in the next generation...
    chaoticidealism chaoticidealism 26-30 3 Responses Feb 19

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    Never had a gf or dated in my life, never will. Because of that men think I'm gay and women think ima two face liar since they wanna say ALL men need sex LOL ok
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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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...
    Alea2013 Alea2013 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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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...
    enna30 enna30 56-60, F 40 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    I'm Grey-A Lesbian, I've been G-A for ever but only recently found the words to describe and why i acted the way I did in the past ,with previous Girlfriends, I do experience...
    katekane katekane 36-40, F Feb 11

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    Nada - Yeah, i'm not really attracted to anyone, or anything for that matter. I remember studying biology and learning about asexual reproduction, and never thought it would be a...
    intrepidexplorers intrepidexplorers 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    I'm romantically attracted to guys. But.....the idea of sex has never appealed to me. Even when I've engaged in sexual things, I don't find them particularly pleasurable just...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 17

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    Why Don't I Want It? - I don't want any sex.  When I was young, I thought I would want to to have sex when I grew up, just like most people.  Now, I isolate myself from...
    iconax iconax 26-30, M 22 Responses Aug 20, 2007

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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...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 12 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    And I find Freud very offensive.
    MariaMelon MariaMelon 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    I've been out as asexual for quite some time now. I'm almost 18 and I've tried to avoid adversity, sadly, to no avail. My mother told me people would ask her what my 'thing' is and...
    SmplyM3 SmplyM3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I am asexual, to put it simply. However, I've thought that I was gay due to the fact I've only befriended males, but I don't have any sexual attraction to females. Or males. I'm...
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Labels, Experience, Incongruity - I stumbled on this eye-opening line of inquiry after reading a story about a sexually frustrated asexual couple. The wife remained disinterested...
    topazsky topazsky 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Most people would choose to frickle frackle with their celebrity crushes if they got a day alone with them. Me? I’d play video games or bake them cookies and cuddle and watch...
    xoxosabrinaxoxo xoxosabrinaxoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I Think... - Six years ago, I thought I was bisexual. I thought so because I felt attracted to both men and women. Then, two years ago, I thought I was pansexual. I met a lovely...
    BetterWithThree BetterWithThree 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    No matter how hard I try, I haven't felt anything towards men or women since my ex fiancé left me.
    asexualintrovert asexualintrovert 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    My father doesn't know, my mother doesn't understand, and my girlfriend is my whole world.
    azarrabi azarrabi 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I’m a grey asexual, or demisexual. Basically, I’m not completely asexual. Sexual attraction is a thing I experience every so often, but only to certain people who are close to...
    melale melale 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Coming To Terms - I am straight. Almost everyone is heterosexual, and so am I. No. I like girls. I must be a lesbian. No. I’m pretty sure I’m bisexual. No. I don’t seem to...
    rfacklam rfacklam 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I'm A Panromantic Asexual - My sexuality was always such a mystery to me. I always thought I was Bisexual or Pansexual. I then discovered Asexuality, and realized this is who I am...
    Cantoiii Cantoiii 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    I am currently in a relationship but I don't really feel anything physically when we mess around. I want to try sex just to see if I will feel anything but I don't know how it will...
    SilentSparrow SilentSparrow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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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...
    ThePeanutTerminator ThePeanutTerminator 18-21 8 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    sex is really gross to me and i cant stand the thought of taking part in something like that. its terrible that people today thing relationships need sex. i also hate hearing the...
    junketsu junketsu 70+, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    It's not like i havent tried, ive dated guys and girls. i didnt imagine this life but its not as if its bad. I love people but i dont want to date them, i want their attention and...
    KiwiLiv KiwiLiv 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I hate the thought of sex with anything
    Arieamarxus1 Arieamarxus1 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Hey! I'm a panromantic asexual from England :) I'm out to my friends, but not my family. I'm just not sure they'd understand... plus I haven't really felt the need to tell them yet...
    WolfMist WolfMist 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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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...
    AlienBob AlienBob 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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