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What is asexuality?

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What is asexuality?
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Anonymous
October 31st, 2015 1:34am
Asexuality is when someone does not want sex, they don't feel the need
Anonymous
November 11th, 2015 2:22am
Asexuality is a general non-attraction to either and both genders. There is nothing wrong with asexual people, they just have no desire to perform sexual activities with anyone and that it okay.
DonnieHarth
November 23rd, 2015 2:16am
Asexuality, is having no sexual attraction to any gender. This does not mean that you cannot have and enjoy sex, but you're aren't attracted to anyone in a sexual way. This is in no way related to Romantics, which are being romantically attracted to a gender. (From an asexual themselves :) )
gracefulSunshine62
November 27th, 2015 7:41pm
Asexuality is a sexual orientation which describes someone who has little or no sexual attraction to others. This does not mean they are not romantically attracted to people, their romantic orientation is not dependent on their sexual identity. So being asexual does not mean that you are not in a relationship and some asexual people choose to still have sex (this doesn't mean they are not asexual).
devyn91
December 28th, 2015 3:56pm
The most widely accepted definition of asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to anyone. However, it is not uncommon for some people with low or absent interest in sex to also identify as asexual.
ashbradbury42
February 22nd, 2016 6:26am
Asexuality is where an individual feels no sexual attraction to anyone. There is a spectrum within the asexual identity as well (I.e. demisexual). My girlfriend is ace.
Anonymous
February 22nd, 2016 10:07pm
Basically, it's the lack of sexual attraction. But that doesn't mean all asexual people have the same view on sex. Some enjoy having sex, even though they don't experience sexual attraction to other people. Some only feel grossed out by sex. People who only start to feel sexual attraction to a person after they have known them for a while and care for them are demi-sexual.
YellowCurtains1
March 7th, 2016 8:00am
Asexuality basically means you can't feel sexual feeling for other people. It's also a type of cell reproduction.
cvga
March 7th, 2016 10:53pm
someone that has no sexual drive whatsoever, without mattering if its boy, girl or anything in between
blissfulMelody50
March 13th, 2016 7:28pm
Asexuality is when you don't feel sexual attraction. You may feel romantic attraction, but not sexual.
politeTiger9271
March 14th, 2016 3:35am
Is when someone doesnt have sexual atraction for no one
Greatlistener87
March 21st, 2016 4:24am
Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to anyone, or low or absent interest in sexual activity. It may be considered the lack of a sexual orientation, or one of the variations thereof, alongside heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality.
Anonymous
March 22nd, 2016 12:24pm
Asexuality is a lack of physical, or sexual, attraction towards anyone. Think.... Like, if someone who's heterosexual has a door to represent their sexuality, it opens out. Homosexuality, the door opens in. Bisexuality, it opens both ways. Asexuality, it's as if there's no door at all. However, asexuals can feel a romantic attraction, which is different.
Anonymous
March 22nd, 2016 3:20pm
It means that you want to be with a person but never have sex with him/her but rather just spend time together.
Anonymous
April 11th, 2016 4:33am
Asexuality is a sexuality where you do not have the desire for sexual inner course.
Anonymous
August 6th, 2016 1:31am
Someone who is asexual is someone who with no sexual feelings or desires. They can still maintain steady, healthy relationships and even still have sex. But they may be uninterested in it or uncomfortable with it. If you are dating an asexual, always talk it through with them.
CalmingSunshine08
August 7th, 2016 1:39am
Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction. Sexual attraction is looking at someone physically and finding yourself attracted to their body or general appearance with the desire to engage in sexual relations with them. Asexuals don't experience such an attraction. However this does not mean that every asexual person is sex-negative or doesn't like sex, there are many asexuals who are indifferent to sex or are sex positive. There are also many asexual who desire to be in romantic relationships or there are those who don't want a romantic relationship at all. Asexuality is also a spectrum with many other identities on it as well. Those identities are: gray-a (gray asexuality) which is sometimes feeling sexual attraction and demisexuality which is only feeling sexuality towards those you've developed a close bond with.
Anonymous
September 13th, 2016 3:54pm
Asexuality is when you don't feel sexual attraction to other people. You can be sex-positive, sex-neutral, or sex-repulsed, and all of those are normal. You still feel platonic and romantic attraction, and maybe you don't mind the thought of sex, but you just don't feel attracted to people sexually, and that is 100% valid. Hope this helps some!
Anonymous
February 28th, 2017 10:02pm
Asexuality is the lack of a sexual attraction to anyone or anything. However, this doesn't mean that people who identify as asexual aren't capable of love, rather, that has nothing to do with it. Asexuality and sexual orientation in general only deal with sexual attraction, not emotions.
Anonymous
March 7th, 2017 12:33am
Asexuality could be described as the lack of desire for sexual activity, Not to be confused with aromanticism, which is the lack of desire for anything romantic in any manner.
Artemidesia
July 3rd, 2017 4:23pm
Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction towards others. In other words, it is the absence of interest or desire for sexual activities.
Anonymous
July 4th, 2017 3:51pm
Asexuality is essentially not having sexual attraction to anyone. However, it is a little more complicated than that because there is an entire spectrum of asexuality- but the basis is aro (aromantic) and ace(asexual) Some people are one of the two, others are both. Aro means you so not want to have a romantic relationship, and ace means you do not want a sexual relationship. So if you are aro ace, you do not want any type of relationship. However there is still more in the spectrum of asexuality because there is gray sexual and demisexual which is a whole other story... basically demisexual is when people don't experience sexual attraction until that really like the person, and there's a bunch of different variations of grey sexual. So anyways, everything I've said so far can be paired with another sexuality- ex: ace lesbian, which would be like a regular lesbian, except you wouldn't have sexual attraction. This causes a lot of controversy because a straight person could potentially say they are aroace homosexual...but that's another story. So, in conclusion, asexuality is pretty complicated.
sweetSnow24
July 10th, 2017 4:03pm
An asexual person is somebody who doesn't feel any sexual attraction to any gender, therefore asexuals can enjoy being sexually active and not be afraid of it, some can prefer abstinence too and it's okay: the only characteristic of asexuality being that a person has no attraction for any gender.
Anonymous
November 6th, 2017 7:03pm
Being asexual means experiencing no sexual or physical attraction to anyone. An asexual may still experience romantic attraction (wanting to date)
recoveringlistener
November 7th, 2017 3:05am
For me, my asexuality is simply experiencing attraction to no genders. Some asexuals enjoy sex, while others are repulsed by it. It has little to do with sex itself, it's really just about the genders or lack there of that one is attracted to.
Anonymous
November 7th, 2017 4:13am
if someone's asexual, that means they don't feel sexual attraction to any specific person. they can want to have sex, they can like sex, but they don't want to have sex with any specific person.
Anonymous
December 12th, 2017 3:41pm
Asexuality is where we do not feel attracted to anyone sexually. Along with heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality, this is one of the major sexual orientations.
Ananiya
May 7th, 2019 10:01am
It's something wherein a person lacks sexual attraction or interest towards other people or an activity.
Anonymous
December 19th, 2019 10:00pm
Well, easy answer, it's when you don't feel sexually attracted to anyone of any gender, and is a completely separate thing from just choosing not to have sexual relations. You can be asexual and still have a romantic orientation, such as heteromantic, homoromantic, or any of the other orientations that one can have in a sexual orientation, just not in that sexual way. Asexuality is a spectrum, like many things, and you can have asexuals who are entirely repulsed to the notion of sex and feel that attraction to absolutely no one ever, but you can also have asexuals who still feel sexual attraction, just not a lot/frequently, or anywhere in between.
Anonymous
March 9th, 2020 2:33pm
Asexuality is when you are not interested in having sex with your partner. This does not mean you are not interested in having a parther, you just rather not get touchy touchy with them. This also does not mean that you will not have sex, just that that is not what you are directly looking for in a relationship. Asexuals usually look for someone's heart, how they act, not how they are in bed. Some people may think that this is odd, but it is perfectly normal, just as being bi, pan, or gay is. I support asexuals fully.