Asexuality is just now coming onto the horizon as an identity.In the last ten years, there has been a growing awareness that some people don’t want or need sex to live happy and fulfilled lives.See, people had been calling me cold, weird, distant, and pretty much every synonym for “unloving” that could possibly exist. The aromantic experience and identity lay there waiting, through a tunnel leading into new waters, new territory – connected and yet distinct.As the conversation became more nuanced, as any human endeavor is wont to do, new scales of measure burst forth into creation.Excluding asexuals from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender umbrella doesn’t make sense, says activist Sara Beth Brooks.
In terms of human sexuality, however, it simply means a person feels no sexual attraction.
The most important thing to remember when trying to understand asexuality is that people who identify as such are not inherently different from you, aside from the fact that they experience sexual attraction differently -- or more accurately, don’t experience it at all.
Asexual is the first professional asexual dating site for people who lack of sexual attraction to anyone, or low or absent interest in sexual activity.
Asexuality (or nonsexuality) is not the same as celibacy, which is the willful decision to not act on sexual feelings.
asexuals, while not physically sexual-type folks, are none the less quite capable of loving, affectionate, romantic ties to others. The romantic orientation of our members include: (not an exhaustive list) Asexual people have the same emotional needs as anyone else.