What is an 'asexual' person?
Is that bad or good, evil or [insert choice of antonym here], common or rare, random or chaotic, a choice or an assignment [nature or man], eventual and not always or always, social or anti-social, and of the many more possible compare / contrast acceptable or unacceptable.
tsmog... An asexual person is someone who does not experience sexual attraction to anyone of either sex and remains that way their entire life.
Asexual people who experience attraction will often be attracted to a particular gender, and may identify as gay, bi, pan, or straight, or as homoromantic, biromantic, panromantic or heteroromantic.
Although researchers in human sexuality have known about asexuality since at least the late 1940s, little research has been done. Most of this has been recent and there is increasing interest in the subject. hope this was note worthy.
'Asexual' usually means a lack of sexual orientation as kjforce suggests. It can also mean a 'spent force', someone who no longer feels any inclination towards man or woman. Nuns can be 'asexual' - or just plain frustrated, like many priests (except Dutch ones, who can marry).
An 'asexual' might even be someone who's never felt the urge, a hermaphrodite. There are some, i'm told...
Alan, just a note - hermaphrodite is a term for a person who has sexual characteristics of both genders (either externally, internally or both) - it does not make them asexual.
OK jlpark. So, like a motorist without a road map when they come to a 'T' junction, does a hermaphrodite know which way to turn?
I lean toward spent with that identity may occur as life continues along our now longer paths of life.
An asexual person is simply a person who is not interested in sex. These people are happy in their lifestyle and lead normal, fulfilling lives. In this sex-obsessed society, people who contend that they aren't interested in sex are deemed abnormal and quite beyond the pale. There is an unwritten societal consensus that every NORMAL adult is and/or should be interested in sex. If not, he/she is deemed to be immature, antisocial, and in need of some deep psychological help.
However, such is not necessary the case. There are people out there who simply could care less for sex. They are happy the way they are and should be left alone. To each his/her own as long it is does not infringe upon the rights of others.
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