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I Am Asexual

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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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    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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    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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    And I'm proud of it. I only wish

    that others could understand the joy I get out of the "little things", the things I find great pleasure in. People say that I'm missing out on sex, but honestly I think that they're missing out on life. There's so much out there... so much more than sex.
    curiouselementalist curiouselementalist 18-21, T Jul 16, 2014

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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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    I am this way for like 27 years.

    . I do not watch an adult movie, I do not even self help.. I just want a fairytale love story..I wish I had my first kiss...I am crazy!
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Apr 7

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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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    I always felt I was broken,

    when I was younger and all the lads were talking about having sex and "getting lucky" . I was just sat there enjoying my video games. Don't get me wrong I think women are beautiful, very aesthetically pleasing to look at. And I do feel romantically attracted to them. But if...
    AlfaCough AlfaCough 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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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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    I consider myself to be a Homoromantic asexual.

    I find girls aesthetically attractive, but I've never felt arousal in any form in my life. (I'm so glad I can just. Explain myself without being dismissed in some form.) but just because so have 0 sex drive doesn't mean I don't long for a deep relationship. However, it seems I'm...
    Littlegirlblue22 Littlegirlblue22 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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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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    I dont know if it's me

    or if it's hormones. I am underweight and therefore have hormonal disturbances such as irregular monthly's. But umm my underweight/anorexic aquaintances do not seem to have any sexuality troubles, and like it like any average person. This is actually a very difficult subject...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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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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    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 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 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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    I am not able to come out to anyone,

    Asexuality is not a topic that people around me would understand, including my family. I am tired of living a doubled life and of thinking I will get old and live alone. I wish to have a partner who is Asexual, that we enjoy life together without the idea of needing to please...
    Romerolax Romerolax 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I've done some online reading over this subject,

    and it seems like I fit into this category more than any other. I've read a lot of different opinions about this online, but like with most things in life we each have our own reasons and experiences that shape who we are. I don't wish to divulge my reasons as they are personal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 16

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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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    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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    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 mind, your personality, and for yourself. Asexual people can still have sex. But it has a different meaning to them than to most people...
    bgirlskc bgirlskc 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 makeout session...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 18-21, F 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Stop telling me I need to get my hormones

    checked. This isn't a medical or psychological condition. Stop telling I'm too young to know. I'm 20, the late bloomer ship has sailed. I need more experience. I have never felt the need to "get some" and I won't "get some" just to make you feel comfortable around me.
    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 7

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    It took me 30 years to figure out

    that there was a term for people like me. I've been in sexual relationships in the past and I always thought something was wrong with me because I had no feelings of arousal for my partner. I have 0 interest in sex and I am finally comfortable with it
    KrisEC KrisEC 31-35, F Apr 17

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    chucklemastr chucklemastr 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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