Exploring Autosexuality

What happens when you take self-love literally

Ivylockewrites
Modern Women

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Maybe you should go and “love” yourself — Photo Source: Flickr via Windell Oskay

Human sexuality is an ever-evolving landscape.

No matter how much you think you know about it, there is always something new hidden beneath the surface.

I think this is primarily because human sexuality is a very personal and often taboo topic. Although we are certainly becoming more open about these subjects as a society, there will likely always be parts of it that remain hidden from the world at large.

I admit, upon hearing about Kourtney Kardashian’s sexual preference, my eyebrows furled. I had never heard of an “autosexual” and wondered what that would entail.

Luckily, Google is your friend, and Medium is mine. I figured Pride Month was an excellent time to broach the topic and share my perspective.

So, if you’re interested in learning more about autosexuality, you’ve come to the right place!

What is autosexuality?

Per my favorite virtual doctor, Web MD, autosexuality is defined as follows:

Someone who is autosexual feels aroused by their own physical body and self. They may liken these feelings to being in love. While some people who identify as autosexual may have sexual relationships with a partner…

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