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What does it mean to be a "gray" asexual?


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#1 Shenhua

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 03:48 AM

I was just wondering because I've seen this term, but I haven't found out what it means...

Also, what is a demisexual?
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 03:51 AM

A Gray-A is someone who has characteristics of both an asexual and a sexual.
It's on AVENwiki --> http://www.asexualit...Gray-A_/_Grey-A

A demisexual is someone who is sexually attracted to a person who is emotionally close.
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 04:00 AM

Thank you! That helps a lot. :)
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 04:12 AM

Thank you! That helps a lot. :)

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 04:59 AM

Essentially, a grey asexual is someone who either doesn't fit the definition fully but identifies as asexual because for most practical purposes they are or fits the definition fully but prefers to distance themselves from it because they think it's too vague. I'm one of the latter.

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 02:04 PM

I'm gray asexual not asexual. I have sexual desire and attraction but i just don't feel the need to act out.
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 02:41 PM

Since I've not yet experienced a true "demisexual attraction" yet, I can't really confirm my demisexuality. So I should stick to grey-A for now.

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Posted 02 November 2009 - 12:32 AM

I guess that would make me a gray A then since I don't feel the need to act on my urges.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 05:36 AM

I'm gray asexual not asexual. I have sexual desire and attraction but i just don't feel the need to act out.


I'm gray-a too, and what newgirl just said is defintely what I could say gray asexuals are.

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:48 PM

gray-A is simply someone who is too asexual to be sexual and too sexual to be asexual. :D
In my case it means I have very rare ability to feel sexual attraction to someone - I know for sure about one person so far. And even when sexual attraction is here I would be OK only with very limited number of sexual practices.
Low libido isnīt the case of my rare sexual attraction. I have pretty high one and it works all the time but in normal case itīs not focused on other people.
 
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