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How can i tell if i am pansexual or not?

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Last Updated: 08/06/2019 at 2:28am
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August 6th, 2019 2:28am
It depends on how you feel and what your attraction is based on. Bisexuals are attracted towards more than one gender, possibly all. They could or could not have a preference towards one gender. Pansexuals are attracted to people regardless of gender, so they cannot have a preference. Pan is actually a subgroup of bi so if you are attracted towards all genders you may choose to identify as pan or bi as you prefer.
February 20th, 2018 5:25pm
You don't have a set amount of boxes to tick to consider yourself pansexual, it's up to what you like.
August 13th, 2018 6:06am
Do some research into it, look up what it means and find peoples coming out stories to get a feel for what its like to be pansexual.
December 1st, 2018 4:40am
Do some research into it, I used to identify as a lot of things before finally coming out as pansexual (for example, bisexuality and polysexuality tend to be confused with pansexuality). Simply put, pansexuality is the attraction to all genders, or the ability to be gender-blind in terms of attraction. If you feel as though this term fits you, go ahead, if not, then here are some alternatives which are similar: Bisexuality: the attraction to two genders (eg. Male and female/female and nonbinary, etc). Polysexuality: the attraction to multiple genders, but not all (eg. Male, female and demigirl/bigender, pangender and male, etc). Good luck discovering your identity, I hope this helped!
December 24th, 2018 5:03pm
One way i suggest is just an experiment. Go with calling yourself that label for a while. see iof it works, if not go and find a enw one or do more research also remember that you don't always need a label. you can eb yourself and amke up what being pansexual means to you . you don't need to ticka a ceratin number of boxes . you can define yourself . the most important thing is that you are comfortable and happy . it is alwasy up to you and not anybody else i hope this ahs helped in anyway !