Sex repulsed

The sex-repulsed flag.

Sex-repulsed (also known as sex-negative, or sex-averse) is a term that is used most commonly by asexual individuals to indicate that they find sex disgusting or revolting. Sex-repulsion can take many different forms: For some people, they are repulsed at the idea of engaging in sex themselves, but are fine with sexual activity that does not involve them. Other people may be repulsed by the idea of sex in general. For some people, sex-repulsion is only directed at the act of intercourse; for other people, repulsion may extend to other sexual acts. Some people may experience varying amounts of sex-repulsion.

Someone who is sex-repulsed may identity as apothisexual, ARCsexual, antisexual, or anticarnal.

Not all asexuals are sex-repulsed; many are indifferent or ambivalent about sex, or may be sex-favorable. Likewise, not all sex-repulsed people are asexual. There is a small but present minority of people who experience sexual attraction but are sex-repulsed.

Similarly, one can also be romance-repulsed.

Sex-aversion isn't essentially related to sexophobia (sexphobia/sexmisia/sexomisia), genophobia (coitophobia/coitomisia/genomisia), haphephobia, anthropophobia/anthrophobia, misanthropy (anthromisia/anthropomisia), social phobia (sociophobia/sociomisia), philemaphobia/philematophobia, philophobia or even erotophobia (miseroticism/miserotism/miseroticity/miserotia/erotomisia).

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