From the inbox #345

“Does anyone know if there’s a specific term for actively wanting to remain solitary, as opposed to wanting a relationship of some kind? Asexual and aromantic don’t really cover it, and many aroaces seek and find happy relationships. Just wondering really…if I ever express that I’m really happy by myself and wouldn’t like to be in a relationship, it’s generally met with a patronising smile and “Oh, you’re still young, you just haven’t met the right person yet, when you do you’ll change your mind.”. (Because 26 years is not long enough to know yourself, and EVERYONE MUST BE PAIRED.)”

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