I didn’t know the term, but when I first heard about sex (a rather non-informative talk with my mother for which she unthinkingly packed a hot dog lunch) my impression was something like “Well. I’m not doing that.” This sentiment didn’t change even after I started puberty, held babies, met someone I really loved, AND developed a healthy libido. I’ve been open about it since before I was open about anything else about myself; I’m even old school and have an ace ring…through which I’ve found two other aces in six years, so that’s not too bad a rate.
Here’s a few of the most common things I’ve heard as an open asexual, and some of my criticisms of these…uh, criticisms.
“What if you want a family someday?”
Yeah, maybe I will. What’s that got to do with being asexual? First, this is the 21st century. There are ways…
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