Esmosexuality

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Esmosexuality is both a standalone MOGAI Sexuality and a subtype of Aesthetisexuality. Esmosexuality encompasses all MOGAI sexualities (as well as romantic, platonic, aesthetic, queerplatonic, sensual, alterous, and other tertiary attractions) which are influenced by emotion, because feeling emotions about and around getting laid is something TV makes us think is, like, gaaaaay.

See Also:
Personagender/Esmogender

History of Term

Esmosexuality was coined on October 31, 2017 by an anonymous asker on Uncommongenders. It is defined as "for people whose sexuality/gender change is emotion-based! heur- when happy; sorg- when sad/guilty/grieving; ya- when jealous; ire- when angry; and melas- when bored or uninterested."1 The flags were created by tumblr user fallen-angel-kinblr on November 1, 2017.2

List of Terms

A

Acrisexual

Acrisexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "when you feel attraction, but it feels wrong or unnatural to be feeling it, like it should not happen to you."3

Acosexual

Acosexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "experiencing attraction that one wants to act on, but at the same time having a strong aversion to engaging in it due to bad experiences, apprehension, or other misgivings about being involved in romantic relationships or sexual activity, etc."4

Amantesexual

Amantesexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "only feeling sexual attraction towards someone youre in love with/not feeling sexual attraction until youre in love with someone.
“Amante” being a combo of “am” meaning “love” and “ante” meaning “before”."5

Amatosexual

Amatosexual is defined as "if [you] got a crush on only [the opposite sex], [you] would identify as straight at the time. or if [you] had a crush on more than one person with different identities [you] could be bi or any other one, etc."6

Amosexual

Amosexual is defined as "the experience of only feeling romantic attraction during the act of sex."7

Annuosexual

Annuosexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "attraction that can only really be felt when it is known it is accepted by the other person (for you) to feel attraction to them. Alternatively, attraction can be felt only when you know, or otherwise have good reasons to believe, that the other person would not feel disagreeable about it (your attraction to them) in any case. From Latin adnuō, "I nod assent, approve, consent, allow.""8

Ansequencesexual

Ansequencesexual is defined as "only experiencing sexual attraction if NO romantic attraction is felt. If romantic attraction develops, sexual attraction disappears. This is the opposite of sequencesexual."9

Antisexual

Antisexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "would rather not develop romantic/sexual/etc feelings for people, but does anyway."10

C

Cheeresexual

Cheeresexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "the opposite of Pomo, supposed to represent when you have found your identity/are no longer questioning one."11

D

Destinysexual

Destinysexual (or Fatesexual) (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as an "[orientation] in which you’re primarily/only attracted to people you believe you’re destined to be with, whether or not you act on those feelings"12

Dolorsexual

Dolorsexual is defined as "feeling pain when you experience attraction. From Latin «dolor» meaning «pain»."13

Dreadsexual

Dreadsexual is defined as "a sexual orientation that fluctuates from feeling no sexual attraction to feeling sexual attraction. When sexual attraction is felt, it is usually accompanied by a strong feeling of dread or anxiety."14

E

Enneagramsexual

Enneagramsexual is defined as "a type of speciosexuality linked to the enneagram personality where one is attracted to people based off of their enneagram type regardless of gender."15

Ensenisexual

Ensenisexual(/-romantic) is defined as "describes someone who is only sexually/romantically active or only experiences sexual/romantic attraction when upset or emotional."16

G

Gevsexual

Gevsexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is an attraction felt when afraid. ("gev- for fear."17)

Gloomsexual

Gloomsexual(/-romantic) is defined as "a subset of asexual/aromantic in which there is not only a lack of sexual/romantic attraction but it is replaced by feelings of apathy and sadness towards the idea of sex/romance."18

H

Huersexual

Huersexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is an attraction felt when happy. ("heur- when happy."19)

I

Iresexual

Iresexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is an attraction felt when angry. ("ire- when angry"20)

M

Melasexual

Melassexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is an attraction felt when bored or uninterested. ("melas- when bored or uninterested"21)

Metasexual

Metasexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "the sexual attraction to something that confuses or bewilders someone"22

O

Odiumsexual

Odiumsexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "the involuntary attraction towards people you hate."23

P

Pathsexual

Pathsexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "having a hard time figuring your orientation due to an empathic nature. Can be used with other modifiers like bi-, a-, ect."24

Penthosexual

Penthosexual is defined as "a sexual orientation defined by being affected by grief."25

R

Rabotasexual

Rabotasexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "someone who definitely experiences attraction, but it feels 'off, different, or like you're looking at it from third person' like how a robot (and/or alien…) might view earthly attraction"26

Referosexual

Referosexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "attraction directed to a person through dreams, memories, daydreams, feeling of nostalgia, music and other sensations and moments
For example you had a good dream with a person and that dream reinforced the bond between you and this person; the person can awaken you these sensations composing the attraction, or these sensations awaken in you the attraction for the person.
Usually in this attraction, referamorics try to content themselves by finding symbolic aspects of a sensory relationship in all other people they encounter, but within amorous concepts of the past."27

S

Sequencesexual

Sequencesexual is defined as "only experiencing sexual attraction to someone after experiencing romantic attraction to that person."28

Solumsexual

Solumsexual (/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "an orientation directly tied to and influenced by loneliness. Not to be confused with auto-, solo-, solu(s)- or self-"29

Sorgsexual

Sorgsexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is an attraction felt when sad/guilty/grieving. ("sorg- when sad/guilty/grieving"30)

T

Thymsexual

Thymsexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "feeling attraction which varies depending on emotional state."31

Timosexual

Timosexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is defined as "a fear of being in a sexual/romantic relationship (because of perceived faults)
timore comes from the latin for fear." (Alternate name:shyromantic)32

Y

Yasexual

Yasexual(/-romantic/-platonic/-aesthetic/-queerplatonic/-sensual/-alterous) is an attraction felt when jealous. ("ya- when jealous"33)


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