Demisexual people only feel sexually attracted to someone when they have an emotional bond with the person. They can be gay, straight, bisexual, or pansexual, and may have any gender identity. The prefix “demi” means half — which can refer to being halfway between sexual and asexual.
Hi, so recently I have been thinking a lot about my sexuality. Growing up, I had always liked boys, mostly because I had always been told I had to be with a person Can Demisexuals be straight? the opposite gender, but as I grew older, I started to develop feelings for girls as well.
I had started classifying myself as biromantic.
I also classified myself as demisexual because I want to develop a deep connection with a female before having and sexual relations. However, I do not feel like I need to have a connection to have a sexual relationship with a male.
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Would this still be classified as demisexual or is there a different term? Demisexual - A person who only become sexually attracted to someone else after creating a strong emotional bond with that person. The sexual attraction does not exist before the two have created an emotional bond. So, if you don't feel you need a strong emotional bond, you might not be demisexual. But there are other labels such as Grey-Asexual, which is a person whose sexuality is somewhere in between sexual and asexual you might find fit you better, you can Can Demisexuals be straight?
the for these other labels I think it might be also worth saying, most sexual people still want to have a connection with someone before having sex with them. Sexuals might feel attraction to someone they don't know, but might wait to act on it until they know the person better.
Also, just to be clear, one can indeed be Demisexual and Biromantic, which means a person is attracted to both genders but needs an emotional bond with that person of whichever gender to be attracted to them.