From the inbox #196

“Does anyone else have a hard time coming out as ace? I just feel as though I have nothing to ‘come out’ as. I’ve always been like this and It’s weird to think that I somehow have to ‘come out’. I’m sorry, but come out as what? Myself? Why does that have to be a thing that’s announced? Why do I first get labelled as heterosexual? Talk about living in a heteronormative world right?

I don’t know if it’s just me but I just don’t feel like having the whole ‘hey so I don’t actually feel sexually attracted to anyone’ discussion especially when so many people invalidate it anyways. Especially when so many people make it about them. I don’t know why people have such a hard time accepting something that doesn’t affect them. I don’t know why not feeling sexual attraction is such an insult.

Hey, I’m asexual, I always have been, not just from the moment I ‘came out’ but from the moment I was born.”

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