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Introvert fear of intimacy and sexual dysfunction


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? I encourage you to check out Lonerwolf. The writing is evocative and validating for loners, introverts, introspectives and those with the courage to be on the outside. Anyway, back to demisexual. According to the post, a demisexual experiences no primary sexual attraction based on appearance, style or personality but may experience a secondary attraction based on a Introvert fear of intimacy and sexual dysfunction degree of connection.

Demisexuals need mental intimacy for any sex to occur. I am not a demisexual because I can be sexually attracted to someone based on appearance or personality Introvert fear of intimacy and sexual dysfunction the part about needing a deep emotional or mental connection resonated with me. I mean you could talk forever because you feel a soul companionship based on the way the other person looks at the world.

You drink each other in sips because the emotional intimacy is so poignant, right and effortless that you want to savor it. Do most introverts require such emotional intimacy for sexual satisfaction? We are averse to small talk. Are we averse to casual sex? Do we desire meaningful in all realms of connection? Studies show that extroverts have more sex with more partners than introverts. Extroverts are bigger risk takers and generally hang out in bigger social circles so this information comes as no surprise.

Introverts spend a lot of time managing or conserving their energy. Meaningful conversations and spiritual intimacy are energy generating for introverts. Do introspectives require a deep bond in order to counter-balance the expenditure of sexual energy?

Do most introverts require such...

How has your temperament affected your choice of partners? Do you prefer a partner with a similar or different temperament to your own? Does having a rich inner world make sex more pleasurable?