Asexual teen dating
Of the studys more than 18,000 participants, one percent said they agreed with the statement, I have never felt sexually attracted to anyone at all.As with any sexual orientation, whats considered asexual ranges widely, and theres a huge variety in the experiences of people who identify as asexual.
And as awareness grows, more and more people, like Morgan, feel comfortable proudly identifying as asexual.
A lot of [asexuals] have had some sexual interest at one point in their lives, says study author Anthony Bogaert, a professor at Brock University in St. Love without sex But just because someone isnt interested in sex doesnt mean theyre not interested in love.
It was absolutely liberating, like bells ringing and doors opening, she says.
I felt like going up to everybody and saying, Theres a word for me!
The biggest misconceptions are that something bad happened to make us this way, and that we can be fixed, or even want to be fixed, Morgan says.
A recent study suggests that asexuality may be surprisingly common.