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I Am Asexual

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    I always thought I was Pansexual

    but not quite. I thought I was different than most people. The thing is I think it depends if you like someone and nothing else. But at the same time I'm repulsed by the idea of "sex" and or anything above cuddling or kissing. And even then I do not like the idea of tongue...
    Bigtoekiddo Bigtoekiddo 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 4 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    I'm an heteroasexual polyamorous romantic (yeah

    it's a mouth full)...but it's taken a long time to understand what I am. I spent too many years confused why I wasnt like everyone else on the hunt to shag, when I all I wanted was to hold hands!
    Free247 Free247 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 3

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    I've been in casual relationships

    but have never felt any sexual attraction towards anyone, like I'm a guy, I know I'm not gay but I just don't you know, get attracted to people, it's weird 😖
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 15

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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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    It hurts me and it makes me feel mad

    when people say asexuality is curable. I'm not sick. There is nothing to cure. The only thing that needs to be cured is your intolerance.
    Inimica Inimica 16-17, F 2 Responses May 25

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    I want to lick all your body

    and feel your booty!!
    haruno1997 haruno1997 18-21, M 2 Responses May 22

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    Granted I wasn't always this way,

    but I don't remember EVER being captivated by it, and am curious as to why sex seems to be the only thing people want to talk about.
    katfalt katfalt 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11

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    For me sex is take it

    or leave it but it don't really interest me so far
    ChloeValintina ChloeValintina 26-30, F 3 Responses May 20

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    I just wish to find a woman to share my life

    with except in bed. always wondering if it is possible?? but I just try to belive my dream
    Romerolax Romerolax 26-30, M 1 Response May 24

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    It's so hard living in a society based around

    sex, and not have any sexual urges.
    quietlyinsecret quietlyinsecret 13-15, M May 26

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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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    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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    It's very difficult being asexual

    because people either think you're going through a phase or you're emotionless and dead inside. I still want to experience love, but for me, sex taints it in a way. For some people, the whole relationship depends on the sex which puts things back to having to look physically...
    DarianM DarianM 16-17, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've known I was ace

    for a while now, though I just recently came to terms with it: biromantic asexual fits me best, probably, but I'm QUITE close to being an ace lesbian. I don't really have any exciting "journey" to share with you; I've just never experienced sexual attraction the way that most...
    aerolith aerolith 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel so left out

    when my friends talk about having sex with their boyfriends. I would do anything to be sexually attracted to people, to have a boyfriend or girlfriend I loved and did crazy things with.
    sassycastiel sassycastiel 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 13

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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 5 Responses Dec 13, 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, 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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    I've always known, but at the same time I

    didn't know. I didn't know there was a term for it but I knew I wasn't like the people around me my age. When I first came across the word at the end of last year, I didn't connect with it right away. I thought I was pansexual for a long time because I like girls and other...
    cosmicolored cosmicolored 18-21, F Jun 21

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    I am biromantic asexual,

    old enough to figure that out on my own, and don't need to have sexual experience to determine it.
    doun doun 13-15, F Jun 6

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    I'm 28 and only just considering

    that i may be asexual. I always thought i was straight but not so sure. Any else have this epiphany so late in life?
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 12

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    I've only recently discovered

    why I am the way I am and everything makes sense now. I may be young (15) but I just... know that this is me. The only thing is... I feel so terrible and different from everyone else. When I was in middle school and I noticed that everyone around me was changing, I felt very...
    FancyTardis FancyTardis 13-15, F 6 Responses May 23

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    Before I knew asexuality existed,

    I identified with being straight, which was only a few weeks ago. I'm still don't know where I stand on the spectrum, but I'm not going to pressure myself to find what label I fit best into. I know that I've never known whether I actually liked the people that I've had crushes...
    UnusualArtist UnusualArtist 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't like being asexual,

    please, how can I stop??
    sassycastiel sassycastiel 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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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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    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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    Atleast I think I am.

    .. I mean I'm not interested in having sex... But I still fall in love idk
    xxtoxiccupcakexx xxtoxiccupcakexx 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I'm a heteroromantic asexual.

    I've only recently realised it. I'm not physically attracted to males or females but I still fall in love with some girls. I do have a sexual f.etish, so I'm not devoid of sexual feelings, but I don't have any desire to have sexual relations with anyone. I just want someone who...
    jdoe1234567 jdoe1234567 18-21, M 4 Responses May 28

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    Being asexual is hard

    and its draining. I'm only coming to terms with it and actually putting a name to my behavior but its daunting. Now that i'm older and everyone around me is having kids and getting married i feel left out...but i just can't feel the same emotions they do.
    JJR121 JJR121 26-30, F Jun 20

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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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    im panromantic gray sexual.

    i have low sex drive and tho i do find people attractive anything sexual i may feel ia fleeting and i dont have much intwrest in that aspect. i care more for an emotional mental connection with someone. i want to cuddle hold hands n some kissing but nothing beyond that. what...
    mischiefmanaged21 mischiefmanaged21 22-25, F 1 Response May 31

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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 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    What am I? I don't know.

    Sex grosses me out. Sexual organs gross me out. Any sexual related practice besides kissing or making out grosses me out. But I appreciate male physical beauty and maybe attracted to that. I do understand asexual can have feelings, and I do have feelings, and desires but I hate...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 28 Responses Jun 6

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    BloodyGreenie BloodyGreenie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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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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    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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    Hello there, I am 30 yr asexual indian muslim

    living in middle east, looking for asexual/ straight girl for long term MOC, if you are interested or wanted know more please message me
    HHopeful HHopeful 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    today was the day....

    .that i finally told my mom.....and she wasn't supportive. today after school she and i were in the living room talking and i told her i had to tell her something important then she said ok.....then i told her i'm asexual. she looked at me like i was insane, so i had to explain...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 40 Responses Apr 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 know people have a hard time being classified

    with labels and labels are bad bla bla bla dehumanizing. But then why do we not have a problem with special scholarships reserved for different races. It's because these "racist" scholarships are usually for helping minorities. As a minority classifying yourself with others...
    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    Hello there, I am 30 yr asexual Muslim from

    india living in middle east, looking for asexual/ straight girl for long term MOC, if you are interested or wanted know more please drop email on shadowboy2u@yahoo.com
    HHopeful HHopeful 26-30, M 1 Response May 18

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    I'm a one called organism

    that can stretch out its protoplasm to capture food, I rhyme with when an English person, that doesn't pronounce Rs, says "a cedar" , no offense to any English person
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jun 6

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    I don't appreciate people messaging me trying

    to be sexual. I'm here to meet and support people not for you to indulge in whatever fantasy you may have. For those who don't know asexual means I don't have a sexual attraction to anyone.