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by Emmarainbow
Sun Dec 14, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: LGBT...A?
Replies: 4
Views: 1778

Re: LGBT...A?

Ase people certainly deal with coming to terms with orientation and closets, as well as a lack of a representation and 'normalcy' - and we still need recognition from the medical profession, which gay people got first.
by Emmarainbow
Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: An awkward coming out story.
Replies: 3
Views: 2115

Re: An awkward coming out story.

I can't really think of anything to comment.

But *hugs*
by Emmarainbow
Sun Aug 10, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Ambition and Motivation
Replies: 9
Views: 3479

Re: Ambition and Motivation

I strive to be happy. And to help others to be so. No more, no less. :)
by Emmarainbow
Sun Aug 10, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: How do you... come out of the closet?
Replies: 7
Views: 2888

Re: How do you... come out of the closet?

My best advice is to do it in the way you communicate best. I write better than I speak, so I showed people my blog which has an asexual theme. Definitely get creative if you want. It's 2008; we don't have to sit people down for the "serious talk" unless we want to. Good point - I read on...
by Emmarainbow
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Are asexuals more likely to be bi?
Replies: 8
Views: 4283

Re: Are asexuals more likely to be bi?

I also think that ase people are more likely to say they're bi/gay in that those with a more heteroromantic outlook (either because society has told 'em so, or they feel more inclined that way) are less likely to be forced to reconsider their orientation and consider being ase. A lot more of them pr...
by Emmarainbow
Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: How can you really, really be sure if you are asexual?
Replies: 16
Views: 8542

Re: How can you really, really be sure if you are asexual?

Isn't that what we do all of our lives? Just take what comes, it's what I do. :)

(and welcome! :D)
by Emmarainbow
Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Sexuality
Topic: Painful Sex (Warning: frank talk about female parts ahead!)
Replies: 4
Views: 2482

Re: Painful Sex (Warning: frank talk about female parts ahead!)

:)
Glad you've solved a few of your problems! Good for you. :)
by Emmarainbow
Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: How do you... come out of the closet?
Replies: 7
Views: 2888

Re: How do you... come out of the closet?

It wasn't too hard for me to come out to my mum, since I had left so many hints... 'I don't fancy anyone' being a major one, and lately 'you know I've never fancied anyone? I might bring home a guy or a girl' (since I do want a 'relationship' of some kind some day) to 'ok, I shall now explain proper...
by Emmarainbow
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions and Fun
Topic: The rest of your identity
Replies: 90
Views: 35225

Re: The rest of your identity

I'm a girl, I'm 16. I'm a living breathing mass of flesh that consumes most things that comes across my path. Whether its information,food,emotion or just some spontaneous hobby I seemed to pick up for myself. I'm pretty quirky and awkward yet I'm extremely social and still find time to ponder and ...
by Emmarainbow
Thu May 29, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Legitimacy and Blurry Lines
Replies: 34
Views: 30048

Re: Legitimacy and Blurry Lines

Oooh, Spin, *very* well said. *applause* :P I joined aven at 15 though... and although never antisexual, I do reread some of my early posts and cringe a little - I was very uptight about the whole sex thing, mainly because it was pushed at me so much at school. I agree with you on that point too. Lu...
by Emmarainbow
Mon May 26, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: Sexuality
Topic: What is sex?
Replies: 18
Views: 7684

Re: What is sex?

Dame du Lac wrote:At this point, I normally upset people by suggesting that its time we got over the whole virginity thing, especially now that people accept a more diverse ranges of sexual practices.

I think virginity is a state of mind.
With friends like mine, I lost it *years* ago.
by Emmarainbow
Fri May 23, 2008 6:08 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Everything I Could Think Of
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Re: Everything I Could Think Of

Sgrwtsch or something very similar is the Welsh word for junk mail. That's my scariest Welsh word.
by Emmarainbow
Fri May 23, 2008 5:39 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Legitimacy and Blurry Lines
Replies: 34
Views: 30048

Re: Legitimacy and Blurry Lines

Perhaps one of the problems is that people who are more relaxed about the boundaries and less concerned with finding a sex-free community leave once they find their answers and have moved on personally? That's why I left. I came back cos I was interested in sexuality - but most people aren't that i...
by Emmarainbow
Fri May 23, 2008 5:31 am
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Asking for support/who's on your list?
Replies: 20
Views: 8210

Re: Asking for support/who's on your list?

Ah xkcd... :mrgreen:
by Emmarainbow
Fri May 23, 2008 5:24 am
Forum: Sexuality
Topic: What is sex?
Replies: 18
Views: 7684

Re: What is sex?

I think that oral sex counts, tbh. Blimmin' eck, if you're putting your *face* near there... A sexual experience... step up from just a normal kiss? The kind which you should get a room for and last a very long time? If you see what I mean? (so that would mean I've had sexual contact once, but not h...
by Emmarainbow
Tue May 20, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Asking for support/who's on your list?
Replies: 20
Views: 8210

Re: Asking for support/who's on your list?

My best friends here - one will hug me a lot and care a great deal about my position and emote. The other will actually give brutal, honest advice to get me out of whatever shit I've got myself into. My best friends at home, for when the ones here are not available would do everything they could for...
by Emmarainbow
Thu May 15, 2008 5:46 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Everything I Could Think Of
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Re: Everything I Could Think Of

Cool. [Begin ignorant question] Does everyone at the university speak both Welsh and English? [/End ignorant question.] [Nah, it's ok. :D It's just in Wales everything official has to be bilingual; road signs, menus, posters, information etc, because we english people destroyed their culture and ev...
by Emmarainbow
Wed May 14, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Everything I Could Think Of
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Re: Everything I Could Think Of

I go to Aberystwyth university - everything that's even halfway official has to be in Welsh and English. ;)
by Emmarainbow
Tue May 13, 2008 8:23 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Ignorant Masses!
Replies: 6
Views: 2225

Re: Ignorant Masses!

It does frustrate me a great deal... I remember writing the huge myths and msconceptions page for my leaflet, and recalling how mqny of those I'vr been accused of... every one!

I try and be amused by it, but of course I can't manage it every time.
by Emmarainbow
Sun May 11, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Everything I Could Think Of
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Re: Everything I Could Think Of

Just to say it again, it is so great how Aberpride has embraced you and how active you are, Emma! Hehe, I asked one of the committee if I could write something for the website and she straight off asked if I'd want something in fresher's packs too and to be included in campaigns, and walked me thro...
by Emmarainbow
Sat May 10, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Everything I Could Think Of
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Re: Everything I Could Think Of

Right! I've sent it all off, (keeping your suggestions in mind spin!) and I'll see what happens. :D
by Emmarainbow
Sat May 10, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: How can you really, really be sure if you are asexual?
Replies: 16
Views: 8542

Re: How can you really, really be sure if you are asexual?

I identify as asexual, even though I have a sex drive, masturbate, form close attatchments to people and even perform sexual acts. This is because I don't find myself attracted to either men or women - my understanding of myself on that basis helped me to be who I am today, and feel at home in this ...
by Emmarainbow
Sat May 10, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussions and Fun
Topic: Who are you?
Replies: 94
Views: 28939

Re: Hello I'm New

Hi, Sillybunny, nice to have you. :)
by Emmarainbow
Fri May 02, 2008 4:31 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Everything I Could Think Of
Replies: 14
Views: 5271

Everything I Could Think Of

I've got a motion passed through Aberpride (my uni's lgbt, see here: http://www.apositive.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=89&start=0&st=0&sk=t&sd=a and here: http://users.aber.ac.uk/scty04/en/index.shtml) to have information on asexuality given to members. I've written a big lump ...
by Emmarainbow
Mon Apr 28, 2008 10:39 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Negativity, reactionary responses, etc.
Replies: 13
Views: 4792

Re: Negativity, reactionary responses, etc.

I feel so guilty that I just don't have the time to keep up with aven and post there until the end of my exams. :(

Have to make up for it in the summer! :D
by Emmarainbow
Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:03 am
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Negativity, reactionary responses, etc.
Replies: 13
Views: 4792

Re: Negativity, reactionary responses, etc.

I understand what you mean... I always allow people to vent, but the sweeping statements (All sexuals are assholes for example) are the ones that really get me, and I always have to say somehthing. I think that you have to keep in perspective that not only do we live in a sexual world, but we've got...
by Emmarainbow
Mon Apr 14, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: Asexuality
Topic: Legitimacy and Blurry Lines
Replies: 34
Views: 30048

Re: Legitimacy and Blurry Lines

I think the little nagging doubt that you so often have (well, I have it) is good for you. Keeps you on your toes. If we never re-thought how we felt about things, where would we be?

I really need to get back on AVEN and try and balance things out a bit. :? I wish I had the time!
by Emmarainbow
Mon Apr 14, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Dear Apositive: i am in love with an asexual guy
Replies: 4
Views: 4820

Re: Dear Apositive: i am in love with an asexual guy

Before I understood asexuality, I would automatically reject any romantic behavior/dating invitations/indications of interest from everyone, not because I didn't like them, but because I understood dimly that they were feeling something that I wasn't, and so I had to reject them then because it was...
by Emmarainbow
Mon Apr 14, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Sexuality
Topic: Romantic attraction?
Replies: 31
Views: 14557

Re: Romantic attraction?

Hmmms, I've never actually felt that. I *have* felt the extreme desire to be in a relationship with someone, just that I have a shortlist of friends that I could take that step with. And I've worked out I can do that... :eh:
by Emmarainbow
Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Poly
Replies: 51
Views: 36007

Re: Poly

I *may* be entering in on a polyamourous relationship... certainly have been considering it, although I myself am not the poly individual... :shifty:

Doesn't make me poly, but I'm definitely open to the idea!