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I Am Asexual

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    I never thought about sex much during the age

    when most teens are thought to be thinking about nothing else. I can remember some fantasies, they were all over the place, some about very fat women, some about being a woman. But I never felt attracted *to* anyone. More often than not if I did get a ***** it had nothing to do...
    iacob iacob 26-30, T 2 days ago

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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 5 Responses Jan 22, 2014

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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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    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 26-30, F 23 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    When I was a kid(9-10?

    ?), I told my mom that I didn't want to have children. That I never wanted to get married. She said that I would change my mind when I grew older. I just shrugged it off. So I reached my preteen years and my mom was having a discussion with my siblings and I about my sister...
    UUUUGGGHHHHcoffee UUUUGGGHHHHcoffee 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 a week ago

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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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    I don't like boys or girls sexually

    because I know no one would like me that way
    Sashamendelli Sashamendelli 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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'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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    I don't like being asexual,

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

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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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    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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    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 42 Responses Apr 30

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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.
    TerminaHero TerminaHero 18-21 12 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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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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    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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    So please stop saying its fake,

    a joke, stupid, a phase, and that i "just need to find the right person"
    izzieebee izzieebee 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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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...
    TerminaHero TerminaHero 18-21 40 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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    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'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 6 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm in love with that guy,

    and he's in love with me too. I just adore having him near me, acting romantically and that kind of things that boyfriends and girlfriends usually do, but I don't have any sexual attraction for him, or for anyone else. I think he's gorgeous and blah blah blah, but I can't feel...
    somesortofcreature somesortofcreature 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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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'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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    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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    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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    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 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.
    Shortandsweet1999 Shortandsweet1999 18-21, F 3 Responses May 31

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