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I Am Asexual

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    I feel like I'm never going to find someone

    who doesn't like sex as much as I don't and that will actually want to stay with me forever. Being asexual kinda sucks. Could really use someone who is also going through this :/
    bythewhiskersofsamson bythewhiskersofsamson 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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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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    This 13 year old girl is messaging me

    and actually trying to tell me that I don't know what my own sexual orientation is. LOOOOOOL
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 13

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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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    This **** is so hot right here!

    http://www.lookhuman.com/design/65846-my-sexual-preference-is-nope
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M Feb 2

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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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    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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    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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    I Wrote This A While Ago. It Still Stands.

    I will never love someone in that way. I grew up thinking it’d happen. I’d wake up one day And I’d feel some need. I didn’t feel it yet, But someday I would. I would see a beautiful woman Or a man even; Someone who would physically stimulate me And fuel some strange...
    roryavi roryavi 18-21 6 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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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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    I am Asexual, I've never really been interested

    in sexual relationships. But sadly... This is a unpopular opinion in a world that is obsessed with sex. They tell you that you will change in time, but I don't see why I would change when I am happy with who I am. :)
    1Fortnight 1Fortnight 16-17, T 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I want to come out as asexual to my best friend,

    but I don't know how to. We've been sort of "friends with benefits" for a while, but I just sorta felt uncomfortable about when she talks about sexual things with me. But I'm scared that if I tell her that I'm not interested, then she'll think that I'm not attracted to her...
    artisticaltay artisticaltay 16-17, F Feb 14

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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 everyone.  Just like I always did.  I was always ashamed to let anyone know me too well for fear of them knowing...
    iconax iconax 26-30, M 21 Responses Aug 20, 2007

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    Asexuals: Don't Give Into Your Asexual Urges!

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

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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 22 Responses Feb 17

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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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    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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    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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    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'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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    Though most of my friends are supportive of

    this, as are my parents (or they seem to be), I don't really think they understand it. My friends have a tendency to go off and date someone, then start ignoring me. They all tell me about their sexual experiences, and I have no interest in it. It frustrates me that that's what...
    mrkagesama mrkagesama 22-25 3 Responses Feb 7

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    yeeee o/ I like to think of it

    as the orientation that's so invisible we're basically ninjas. The ace ninjas lmao
    Cryx Cryx 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a more serious question

    for once. I always wanted to adopt children and be a single father. I know alotttttt of kids have single mothers and no fathers and they turn out great a good amount of the time. Society though, isn't used to the vise versa. Would you think my (kids) would feel different in a...
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I have recently discovered

    that I am not only asexual, but am also interested in both guys and girls. I like relationships but can't stand sex, nor do I want it. Hugs are great, kisses are okay unless your tongue is in my mouth, ugh. Why is it such a struggle for people to understand?
    bythewhiskersofsamson bythewhiskersofsamson 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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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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    beb12 beb12 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I suspect I am asexual.

    I have no sex drive. I find myself feeling aroused maybe once a year or less. It's never by people, just random with no focus on anyone. I've had sex with a lot of guys and one girl, mostly when I was younger. I did it because I had low self esteem and liked the attention. I...
    Asleep72 Asleep72 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    There are numerous older men in the world

    who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to find women for dating and companionship. The spokesperson reports that many older men have started finding perfect companions through their...
    angiestong angiestong 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yesterday my girlfriend broke up with me

    because she felt as I f she was lying to herself that she could be in a non sexual relationship. Before we even dated I made sure over and over that she was ok with me being asexual and not having a sexual relationship and he claimed she was. I fell madly in love with her and...
    graveyardgray graveyardgray 18-21, T 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm on the boarder of defining myself

    as an asexual or demisexual. I have an very high libido and ********** a lot, but I don't have a feel any sort of sexual attraction to anyone around me. Not sure if I'm a demisexual tho cause I haven't known anyone for more than a year. Guess I'll define myself as asexual...
    Aoiberry Aoiberry 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I bought the "Some people are Asexual.

    Get over it!" shirt months and months ago. I wear it to every race to represent this fam. The results are always positive.
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M Feb 17

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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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    I'm all about that ace,

    bout that ace, no bedroom. Swear I gotta make another ace rap
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    i don't want to be like this.

    i feel like i'm missing out on something.
    bamalamajam bamalamajam 18-21, F 29 Responses Feb 6

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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 10 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    Its kind of weird for me now.

    I always thought I was different in a way concerning sexuality, first I thought I was pansexual then my friend told me about asexuality. and now I do feel like I have really found my way... the only thing I really ever wanted is some one that would just love me for who I am...
    ruanhead ruanhead 16-17, M Feb 4

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    I am gray Asexual leaning towards heterosexual.

    I am fine without having sex. I don't worry about relationships. I like myself, my time, and my space.
    badazzbasicbich badazzbasicbich 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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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 joining this group

    because I want to understand. I'm married to a man who I think is asexual I've spoken to him about sex but he does not like to talk about it. he says he loves me but he does not show it physically. it hurts me because I feel like it's my fault and am now beginning to...
    Pippa131 Pippa131 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I might be asexual. It never really occurred

    to me until recent events that I could be asexual. I am currently in college and dating a girl, although I do not know how much longer. I met this girl in my organic chemistry lecture. I enjoyed talking to her very much and we seemed to relate on a lot of things. We became...
    reddopplershift reddopplershift 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Just because I am asexual doesn't mean I don't

    want to be with someone, I want to love and hold someone too.
    Doof00 Doof00 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    I am trying to be cool about this,

    but this guy at school always calls me "Asexual~" in the hallways and stealing my gym bag asking me if I have "Toys" in there since "I only have sex with myself". Since Valentines is coming up, he tells me I should be a Hopless Romantic since I'm asexual and that all asexuals...
    Mewl Mewl 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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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 21-25, F 40 Responses Apr 21, 2007

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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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    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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    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 13 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm Asexual and proud

    but I don't know how yo reveal
    magmaqube magmaqube 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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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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    Got a Valentine's 5k race tomorrow tomorrow.

    Wearing my Ace shirt and representing yall
    FortyTheRapper FortyTheRapper 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Is it strange that, in the beginning,

    I pretended to feel for other people in a loving or relationship-fueled way, hoping that I would find a spark somewhere or that something would 'kick in'? To be honest, as a child, I attempted to pursue girlfriends because I thought it was the normal thing to do. I knew I never...
    BloodStainedRabbit BloodStainedRabbit 18-21, T 4 Responses Jan 28

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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 fit any of these! What am I exactly?! No. My sexuality hasn’t made sense to me for a long time. I, like many...
    rfacklam rfacklam 18-21