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Stupid question by Tenshi-no-Hikari Stupid question by Tenshi-no-Hikari
Hey guys, I'm not dead, lol! Here's a little comic as a sign of life xDDD
Sorry for not submitting for so long but my new full time job is very exhausting '''OTL Still need time to adapt to it x___x

But I promise I'll try to be more active from now on, still have so many ideas that need to be drawn! :D

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As for the comic itself, here's a little description:
I hate that attitude some people have: they have the urge to put you into a category, either you're straight or gay/lesbian or bi, because anything else 'does not exist'. It's funny how people want to negate something just because they don't understand it. Besides, not having a girlfriend/boyfriend does not mean you're searching for one, even if you're not asexual. xD
PS: I'm talking about people who really are asexual, not kids who pretend to be one just because it's "trendy" or whatever. xD
Oh and 1% of the population are asexual, if you think about that, that's a lot of people!

EDIT: I know that asexual must not automatically mean aromantic and that asexual people can still want a romantic relationship. But let's face reality: how big is the chance to find a partner who will tolerate this (or who's also asexual)?...
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SaleneRose Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
I can relate to the description so well XD I'm pansexual and whenever I tell someone I usually get one of three things:

1. Well, which one do you like better? Boys or girls?

2. Isn't that just bisexual? 

3. You have sex with cooking pans? 

People need to broaden their horizons a little...
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CarrieSkylar Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
Oh my...XD
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Phoenix-Skywriter Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm ace, and my boyfriend's a disinterested pan, so yes. c:
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asexualdragonlady Featured By Owner Edited Jul 9, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
MenollySagittaria : This is true. While some will engage in intercourse, it's not fulfilling to them as it is to the partner. It's a function of being human. There are other Aces, like myself who would prefer not to have sex at all and are open to having an open relationship to allow the partner to satisfy the natural urges with another if he/she so chooses.

Sexual orientation does not mean wanting sex. It simply means attraction on a physical and emotional level. Sex drive is a biological tool that many take for granted now and is often misinterpreted to be tied directly to an orientation, though it is not.
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MenollySagittaria Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"how big is the chance to find a partner who will tolerate this"

Asexuals can and do have sex as compromise if they want a relationship.

But given the average person's inability to comprehend the concept of not being sexually attracted to anyone, they're likely to even further misinterpret an asexual actually *having sex . . .

And with the internet, finding another asexual is just a click away. (and later planning and moving, but hey)
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novernil Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There really does seem to be this big disconnect when you try to explain asexuality to people. Straight people simply don't/can't/won't get it, and gay people seem to be afraid it's catching. T.T

I told my mother I had absolutely no interest in getting involved with anyone sexually (or even romantically) and her sage advice was the same as in the comic: I haven't met the right guy yet.
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SilverSongAlchemist Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I have a pan-sexual friend, a transgender friend, an asexual friend, a lesbian friend, and a gay friend.
I respect all of them and even joke around about their sexuality as they do about me being strait sometimes.
I even make jokes about what would happen if I were a lesbian.
I don't see why people don't get the idea of asexuality
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Spectrumelf Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
Haha! Luv this. Some people just can't comprehend the fact that maybe you don't want a relationship. (I like the color style, btw!)

When I talk to my friends about being single for life they can't help but give me a list of numbers and percentages of people who are single because they WANT to be and I'm just sittin' there like... "...GUYS...Maybe I AM in that 2%...."  9___9
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CrystalStarArtNight Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Agr
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SquallAce Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
PLEASE DISREGARD MY COMMENT I  HAVE JUST SEEN YOU SAY THAT YOU HAVE IN ANOTHER COMMENT
I AM SO SORRY
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