When other people start talking about sex, you have to take a second to remember that other people think about that sort of thing.
When you hear that old statistic that people think about sex every seven seconds, you only think about how wrong that statistic is.
Some, for example, focus on pleasing others, some are self-centered game players, some focus on love as a deep friendship, and some, those often called "hopeless romantics," look for love that focuses on passion, grand romantic gestures, and intense closeness.
If you are not hopeless romantic, but are in a relationship with one, you may feel that the relationship is doomed to failure.
(Please note: These aren’t universal ace traits, so don’t worry if you don’t fit into them all. This shouldn’t be looked at like a checklist or “Am I Asexual? You can still be asexual even if you’ve experienced none of the things on this list and you may not be asexual even if you’ve experienced most of them.
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A lack of experiencing sexual attraction is the only thing that all asexuals have in common. But that definition doesn’t help people who are trying to figure out if they’re asexual.
It’s a definition through negation, which isn’t useful if you’re not sure what’s being negated.
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