Relating my experiences to a concept from sociobiology

This post is a stream-of-consciousness rambling, but I am submitting this to the August 2022 Carnival of Aros on the theme "Throwback" and the throwback theme is from August 2020 “Open Questions for Aromantic Research” ... To be clear, I am not calling for research here, but simply wondering if there even COULD be research … Continue reading Relating my experiences to a concept from sociobiology

My personal frustrations with trying to understand romantic orientation and romantic attraction

This post is a submission to the May 2022 Carnival of Aros hosted by AUREA on the theme "Mental Health". One of the prompts included in the call for submissions was "Have you spoken with a therapist about your arospec identity?" This is the prompt that inspired this post. I have actually tried to speak … Continue reading My personal frustrations with trying to understand romantic orientation and romantic attraction

Roundup of Submissions | November 2021 Carnival of Aros | Limerence

List of Submissions (Chronological) Limerence and Internalized Amatonormativity by me, sildarmillion, at this blogHow I related to my LO and why I need relationship anarchy by me, sildarmillion, at this blogLimerence-Carnival of Aros: November by Mike, at his RobotiCanary WordPress blogLimerence, Obsession, and Escapism by littlearcher123, at their "thoughts from a trans aro" tumblr blogThe Differences … Continue reading Roundup of Submissions | November 2021 Carnival of Aros | Limerence

“Romantic Attraction” and Limerence

As if I have not submitted enough posts already to the November 2021 Carnival of Aros, I am going to make another last-minute submission. Something happened to me that I need to process in writing; and since limerence factors into the processing, I will be writing a stream-of-consciousness post about it. The strange thing that … Continue reading “Romantic Attraction” and Limerence

Exploring Attractions: Part 7 – Sensual and Sexual Attraction

This post is part of a series on exploring different types of attractions. Read the Introduction here. The previous post was on familial attraction. Please note that I am drawing heavily on my personal experience and I recognize that others may experience attraction differently. Whether you can relate to my experiences or have completely different experiences with … Continue reading Exploring Attractions: Part 7 – Sensual and Sexual Attraction

How I related to my LO and why I need relationship anarchy

This post is a submission to the November 2021 Carnival of Aros hosted by me, at this blog, on the theme of "Limerence." The call for submissions can be found here. I am responding to the prompt "Thinking about the past themes on the Carnival of Aros, can you relate any of them to the concept … Continue reading How I related to my LO and why I need relationship anarchy

Exploring Attractions: Part 6 – Familial Attraction

This post is part of a series on exploring different types of attractions. Read the Introduction here. The previous post was on emotional attraction. Please note that I am drawing heavily on my personal experience and I recognize that others may experience attraction differently. Whether you can relate to my experiences or have completely different experiences with … Continue reading Exploring Attractions: Part 6 – Familial Attraction

Limerence and Internalized Amatonormativity

This post is a submission to the November 2021 Carnival of Aros hosted by me, at this blog, on the theme of "Limerence." The call for submissions can be found here. I am responding to the prompt "Thinking about the past themes on the Carnival of Aros, can you relate any of them to the concept … Continue reading Limerence and Internalized Amatonormativity