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A post about the “I should have realized I was asexual” phenomenon.
There are several patterns in asexual narratives with regards to the part of life or period of time before a person began identifying as ace. One of the worst of those patterns includes the pain of feeling broken, irrational, and subhuman — and we know, more or less, where that pain comes from. Its roots are easy to trace.
The pattern that produces more confusion, upon reflection, is its opposite: when individual aces are slow to come to the realization that they’re asexual, even in the face of glaring evidence. Continue reading