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Philotes

Hello from the Netherlands!

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Hi everyone, 

 

I joined this forum a couple weeks back, but I have only now gotten around to writing an introduction. I am 20 years old and from the Netherlands (who would have guessed from the title).

About a year ago I discoverd the wonderful term 'aromantic' and ever since I have been trying to figure out what my specific identity is (I think lithro). Figuring out my identity has been a bumpy ride but hopefully this forum can help me become more confident in my orientation. 

 

I started thinking about being aromantic when I was asked on a date by a colleague. At first I was excited (I would finally also have a relationship like I'm supposed to), but after maybe 5 hours I started freaking out and everything in me did absolutely not want to go on that date. I did not go on the date in the end, which lead to a lot of awkward tension between me and my colleague and everyone feeling sorry for him. I felt like something was wrong with me and I vaguely remembered reading something about aromanticism on tumblr, so I looked that up and everything clicked. It was really great to discover that I am not alone and not broken. Looking back, all the clues where there but the term was missing. I have been blessed with a very understanding best friend who has supported me and listened to me, but as an alloro she does not really understand how I feel. I am really glad to know that I am not alone and I cannot wait to interact with people who understand me!

 

Have a great day / evening / night 💚

 

 

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Hello from Belgium, neighbour.

 

And welcome aboard ;) 

 

1 hour ago, Philotes said:

It was really great to discover that I am not alone and not broken

 

Yeah i can feel that.

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8 hours ago, Philotes said:

I am really glad to know that I am not alone and I cannot wait to interact with people who understand me!

 

 

Welcome to the community :aroicecream:

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HELLO FROM ACROSS THE SEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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