intrusive thoughts

Personal narrative from an anonymous author

By | 2018-04-10T00:26:39+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Categories: By & For Ace Survivors, Personal Narratives, Sharing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My experiences have caused me to lose faith in the idea that people will come to understand and acknowledge my sexuality without an explicit statement that I am asexual. Even this statement rarely generates understanding or compassion from friends; usually I am met with confusion, discomfort, or even silent denial in the form of attempting to steer the conversation elsewhere.