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Asexuality Question

How did you discovered your sexual orientation?

 kicksomebut23 posted over a year ago
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JudytaDragon said:
I accidentally learned about this orientation on the Internet, I saw a deviantART profile of an asexual person. So I started reading about it and I found out it matches me. This was a great day :) I was very happy that I learned something new about myself. A few horus later I made a symbolic drawing with ace dragon (I love these creatures).
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I accidentally learned about this orientation on the Internet, I saw a deviantART profile of an asexual person. So I started reading about it and I found out it matches me. This was a great day :) I was very happy that I learned something new about myself. A few horus later I made a symbolic drawing with ace dragon (I love these creatures).
posted over a year ago 
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The drawing is really beautiful! <3
Scazirra posted over a year ago
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Thank you C: this is my deviantart profile link
JudytaDragon posted over a year ago
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Też jesteś z Polski? ;D dzięki za dodanie, też Cię dodalam. Masz talent swoją drogą ♥
Scazirra posted over a year ago
glelsey said:
I wasn't interested in physical relationships around the time my friends were starting to develop those feelings (I would have crushes, but they were purely romantic and not sexual), but back then I concluded that I was just going through puberty slower than they were. Late to "bloom", so to speak.

But by the time I was eighteen and only months away from starting university, I first found out that asexuality was a thing and thought to myself, "oh... that makes a lot more sense!" I just thought my hormones were taking their sweet time to kick in.

When I was 20 or 21 (something like that) I think I might have had my first (and so far, only) sexual attraction, and noticed it was towards someone I had already grown close to. That made me question whether I was asexual and this was just a random exception (you know, how a lot of heterosexual people have one or two homosexual attractions perhaps in their lifetime), or maybe my hormones really had just been late to kick in after all!

But like I said, I don't think I've had any sexual attractions other than the one, and even then I'm not completely certain that was a sexual attraction! I'm mostly just confused by it all and okay with being confused.

I tend to identify as "almost asexual" or "asexual-ish", meaning I'm more likely demisexual (or possibly grey-asexual, but demi makes sense based on how that one off attraction happened).

So yeah. Here I am now, content with recognising myself as ace-ish ever since!
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ktichenor said:
I actually discovered it because of a fan fiction and then I looked it up on the internet and suddenly I had that 'Ah Ha' moment and was so relieved to know there were people out there like me :)
Nice to know I'm not alone. :D
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Peaceandlove67 said:
When I was fourteen, I began to notice that all my friends found either the opposite gender or the same gender attractive. I found none of them attractive. Just like that, I learned I was asexual.
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carsfan said:
I discovered it on Tumblr one time.Then I started asking questions to myself and realised at 20 I was asexual.

I was also dating someone back then and they wanted sex, but I didn`t.
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posted over a year ago 
ShadowFan100 said:
I discovered I was Asexual when I realized that physical contact, as well as being intimate with others made me cringe so hard. Even to this day, I still cringe at the mere idea of it.
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