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I Am Asexual

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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

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    So I don't really understand

    why I am like this. I mean I get romantically and emotionally attracted to guys but I despise sexual encounters. The first and last times I did anything sexual was 3 years ago with a long term boyfriend. Only because he couldn't go without it. And I am perfectly okay with it...
    MikBlack13 MikBlack13 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 3

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    Hii, Asexual 29yr male looking

    for long term moc, serious asexual girl PM me.
    HHopeful HHopeful 26-30, M Sep 26

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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 22 Responses Aug 20, 2007

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    I am asexual, meaning I am not generally

    sexually attracted to people or any gender. Not only that,I find sex to be disgusting. I have no understanding as to how people are so obsessed with it, though I guess the pleasure factors in there.... I am asexual, but also a hopeless romantic. I dream of a pure romannce...
    AkiliRose AkiliRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 22

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    My asexuality most likely stems from being a

    victim of rape. I feel like sex is unnecessary and unneeded. I've always found sex to be disgusting, the way people crave and lust for it is sickening, I just can't see where they're coming from. Personally, any sort of sexual contact sends me into a panic mode, when people talk...
    xhet xhet 18-21, T 4 Responses May 21

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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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    It took me a while to find out haha.

    .. I was hinting about it last year, but I didn't exactly know what asexuality was back then. I don't think anyone except one of my friends know that I might be asexual. I say this because I have never been sexually attracted to anyone, not even boys. I can't consider myself to...
    Scax Scax 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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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

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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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    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 25 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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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

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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 used to be asexual then I had sex

    and damn I love it now
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 5

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    S5447 S5447 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm lonely but don't like anyone around me.

    it's like no one wants real friends here. Everyone wants romance and I'm just bleh. I've had a bf and He was my closest friend for a while. Finding friends harder than finding romance. I definitely am not meeting anyone I can have a romantic relationship with right now. I just...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 4 Responses Aug 31

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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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    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, or lust. I DO however still have the ability to feel sexual pleasure but doing that with anyone but myself feels wrong. It's...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 26 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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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 5 Responses Feb 20, 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 23 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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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 11 Responses Jan 3

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    I am asexual but loving relationship looking

    for asexual girl in same situation to speak about relationship. If you would to know more message me.
    HHopeful HHopeful 26-30, M Sep 18

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    I have no sexual desire,

    don't tell me that I could change or that I am to young. I know who I am and I plan to stay myself.
    Although Although 13-15 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I am asexual but loving relationship looking

    for asexual girl in same situation to speak about relationship. If you would to know more message me.
    HHopeful HHopeful 26-30, M Oct 2

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    This is something I have been struggling with

    but have been trying to ignore. In the last year I have been struggling with my sexuality but have not understood why. I was losing my sexual attraction towards anything. Being a 17 year old this was very freaky and I didn't understand it but in the last few weeks I have started...
    SomeBloke616 SomeBloke616 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    hotwog hotwog 31-35, M Oct 11

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    i am out (sort of) and i am proud.

    but i hate the misconceptions i hear. the one i hear the most is: so, you don't date? it's like.........Why would you think that? Are you saying that sex is what dating is all about? If you are then you have some figuring out to do with your priorities.
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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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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    Small question... Why is there a paw over the

    AVEN triangle on the picture for this Experience?
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F Oct 17

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    Usually I'm on good terms with being asexual,

    but I'm feeling pretty frustrated with the whole thing right about now. I want desperately to love and to be loved romantically, and yet even kissing somebody stresses me out. I feel like if I get into a relationship, I'll be under this huge, unrelenting obligation to eventually...
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 18

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    heeey im Piper and it took me a while

    but finally i realized that anything sex related just completely repulses me. however while being asexual im bi romantic, which i fear sometimes confuses or leads people on trying to find out a way to stop this from happening.
    PiperMarimet PiperMarimet 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    It's similar to how gay people say sex with the

    opposite gender just feels off, like a square peg in a round hole. Bad analogy I know. Being asexual is similar to this. Most if not all sex acts feel wrong, they just don't fit in with who I am.
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Plain and simple, I use

    that sexual energy to do many things like write in my journal, look for something new to do, go for a run, and do the things I love. You can make fun of me, but, I am this way and that's all. I find those sex activities kind of disgusting and you guys call that "making love"? No...
    InvolutionWolf InvolutionWolf 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    Today... I've been noticing a lot of happy

    couples and for once in my life I actually want to be in a normal happy relationship but I know that will never happen because I am asexual. I feel like crying. Like when I look at people I don't even see them as a boyfriend or girlfriend I only see them as just people...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    I am asexual panromantic.

    I came out to my parents recently. They are generally open minded and accepting of the LGBT+ community, although they are still confused with the whole liking-multiple-genders-thing. They have said multiple times that they didn't really believe in being bisexual or pansexual...
    Crimsoul Crimsoul 16-17, T Oct 19

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    xoxosabrinaxoxo xoxosabrinaxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    National Coming Out Day was iffy.

    Instead of boldly declaring that I was Asexual, I told my cousins I was 'Ace' and explained that it simply meant I wasn't interested in sex. One of them said they didn't care (lol) because she's a virgin too, and the other one felt more comfortable about talking to me about her...
    OneOfAKind96 OneOfAKind96 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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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 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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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 8 Responses Jan 22

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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

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    I'm asexual, and to be exact I am a

    homoromantic asexual.
    SuckMyAwesome SuckMyAwesome 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I am asexual and aromantic.

    I used to think I was just a straight girl who hadn't found her right guy yet, but then I realized I had no interest in guys at all, so I thought I must be lesbian by default. Now, I have no problem with homosexuality. In fact, I'm a HUGE supporter of gay rights. My father...
    ADawnS ADawnS 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 16

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    I have come to realise

    that I am asexual. I've had one year-and-a-half long relationship with a girl (I'm male and romantically attracted, so far, only to females), and though I enjoyed the physical side to an extent, I have never, at any point in my dwindling teenage years, had any vague desire for...
    SRurner SRurner 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey guys, Are there any Indian Asexual girls

    on this group. I would love to hear from them. Thanks!
    seekingmoc28 seekingmoc28 26-30, M 2 days ago

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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

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    I guess I was dead wrong,

    I did it to her even I didn't enjoy much, and maybe I don't have desire to have sex, but I don't even know why the hell I did that to her, and when I realized she was cheating on me, I told myself "I don't love this girl, I just need sex" I don't even know who I am, a devil?
    LuckyLam LuckyLam 18-21 1 Response Oct 2

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    As a female who is asexual

    and romantically interested in girls only, nothing makes me laugh harder than when dudes make sexual advances toward me. Like, buddy, if you only knew how utterly unattainable to you I am. :P
    d0vahkiin d0vahkiin 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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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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    I am a 20 year old asexual female looking

    for a loving relationship. If anyone wants to meet me, send me a message :)
    theatre4life17 theatre4life17 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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