Autosexuality some times called Narcissexual, is when one experiences sexual attraction exclusively towards themself; and can occur in many forms as follows:

  1. Having a hard time responding to someone's sexual touch, but being able to/comfortable with self pleasing like masturbation.
  2. Feeling no attraction to others but feeling attraction to yourself.
  3. Attraction to oneself.

The romantic counterpart to autosexual is autoromantic.

The autosexual flag

History[edit | edit source]

Autosexual was first used as a very specific term used by Bernard Apfelbaum, a PHD graduate in clinical psychology in his work on the book "Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy.", although he considered it as a sexual abnormality but often autosexuals do not seek out sexual relationships as it is simply a way of life and how they feel about others, it is strictly the attraction to yourself and is not a psychological abnormality.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The prefix comes from the Greek term 'auto', meaning 'self'.

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