If you’ve ever been on the “couldn’t be me but love that for you” side of any conversation, you’re kind of already on your way to understanding apothisexuality. Used interchangeably with the term “sex-repulsed,” apothisexual people fall on the asexual spectrum and are repulsed by the idea of sex that involves them. However, they are typically fine with others engaging in sex or sexual activities that don’t involve them.
A brief refresher on asexuality, ICYMI: Those who identify as asexual feel little to no sexual attraction toward others, but asexuality is also a spectrum with a number of sexual orientations and attractions that vary—apothisexuality included. In general, asexual
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