From the inbox #908

“Ideas on how to explain queerplatonic partnerships? I have a qpp that I adore, but I have a difficult time explaining our relationship to friends and family.
NOTE: I am grey-aro, sex-repulsed, and fairly touch-averse, so this relationship reflects that a lot

I usually use the “something between a friendship and a romantic relationship” a lot, but people never fully seem to understand that.

If they’re looking for more explanation I’ll say that it’s “the first part of a romantic relationship, where it’s just cuddles and dates and occasional kisses” combined with “the quiet, familiar love and domesticity of an old marriage”, but that’s a hell of a lot to say.”

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