At the end of June I wrote, How Does Introversion Affect Your Sexuality? It touched on demi-sexuality, a sexual orientation that requires a deep emotional connection before physical intimacy takes place. Physical attraction and magnetic personality are not enough to draw the demi-sexual. Since introverts are big on meaningful conversation and the sharing of dreamy inner worlds I [...]
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He slips his arms around my waist and nuzzles my neck from behind. The timber of his voice and scratchiness of his unshaven face send a sensation cascading through my body. My knees go weak as I sauté at the stove. Chris Isaak sings on the radio, his hauntingly playful voice mingling with the fragrance of [...]
It's been an incredible year of growth for myself and space2live. I include my own growth in this post because based on your comments and readership I believe my personal experiences as a single introvert fumbling through love, parenthood and self-exploration, resonate with you. If they don't resonate, you at least find them amusing or informative [...]
Introverts crave interactions of meaning and depth. Such connecting fills us up and depletes us less. Could physical touch be as fulfilling and meaningful as verbal caressing? Is connecting through touch comparable to emotional intimacy? Is physical contact more or less draining than verbal communication? Much like learning a new language, I'm deciphering the nuances and unspoken words [...]
"You'll always be looking for something better" he said. "What you want is unobtainable" he said. These statements came in a heated moment shortly after I softly let him know I didn't think we were going to work. These words from a man I valued, hurt. They stung because I knew I hurt him. They hit [...]
Do you need a deep emotional or mental connection in order to be sexually attracted to someone? If so, you may be a demisexual. New word for you? Me too, until I read, Are You a Demisexual? on Lonerwolf's website. I encourage you to check out Lonerwolf. The writing is evocative and validating for loners, introverts, introspectives [...]