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TW: Mentioning of rape

“I just wanted to say thank you for running this page, and I wanted to share my story. I am actually not asexual, but my husband is on the spectrum. He has never come out, and only did to me after I read something and made the connection and asked directly if that was how he felt. This changed our entire marriage. Before I would think that somehow I wasn’t enough, or he didn’t want me. Often he would end up trying to prove he did. I then read a story written about a couple where one was asexual and one was not. I had no idea it was going to change my marriage and my life. In the story the ace says that he is willing to have sex to make his partner happy, and the non-ace gets sick. He feels like he raped his partner, because the consent wasn’t real. They delve further into it, and find their own path, which is what we have done. We haven’t had sex in more than a year, and I’m okay with that because I love him.”

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