Hello, I'm an 18 year old trans kid from the Midwest USA. I've ID'd as aro-spec for about a year now, going between the labels aroflux, demiromantic, and greyromantic to find something that fit before finally settling on greyro.
My story's a bit different, but... It basically took me a string of boyfriends to realize that I was aro/aro-spec. I knew things were wrong after trying it once, with all the panic and temporary disgust that "oh my god, someone actually wants to date me" brings. But I'm a bit of an idiot, so I bought into the whole "you haven't found The One!!!" argument an