Sexual Attraction

Written by on August 18, 2017

The Asexual Visibility & Education Network (AVEN) Definition: Sexual Attraction

The desire to have sexual contact with someone else, to share our sexuality with them.

Kinkly Glossary Term: Sexual Attraction

Kinkly Entry

Sexual attraction is a draw towards another person that is based on sexual arousal or desire. This attraction can be informed by a number of factors including, but not limited to, appearance, intelligence, demeanour, manner of dress, and state of mind of the party who is feeling attracted. There is not an objective criteria for sexual attractiveness. No definitive qualities that will trigger sexual attraction in all people, however, as popular standards of beauty change the things that trigger sexual attraction often, to a degree, for some people follow along with the trends.

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