Let’s be honest — sex sells. It’s everywhere and everyone seems to want it. But some people just aren’t in the market for it, myself included. If you find yourself in that boat, you may very well be under the asexual umbrella. Asexuality is defined as lacking any sexual attraction, and around one per cent of the world’s population identifies as such (though the actual number is thought to be higher). Asexuality is not a choice, which sets it apart from abstinence or celibacy, and thus it can be hard to identify; how can you know you lack sexual attraction when it was never there in the first place? Read onto discover the signs that you might be ace.
(Asexuality is a spectrum, so not all of these signs may apply to you, which is okay!)
There’s no interest in intimacy
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You haven’t NOT found the right person
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You don’t find pleasure in self pleasure
You’re not in a rush to be in a relationship
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You feel that aesthetic attraction > sexual attraction
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You get over crushes quickly
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You don’t have any celeb crushes
You can go the rest of your life without sex
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You’d rather eat cake!
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