Folx who are aegoromantic like the idea of romance but do not feel the pull to pursue romantic things.

For instance, these persons may indulge in romantic fancies, have their own stash of romantic comedies, or even participate in ‘shipping fandoms’. But when it comes to their own life, they do not generally want a romantic partner.


These folx do not feel any romantic attachment in any way. They are often repulsed by the idea of romance. Due to this apothiromantics are variably called antiromantic.

Another common definition for antiromantic is “a person who would prefer not to develop romantic feelings for people, but does anyway.”


As the name hints, aroflux is a fluid identity. It denotes people whose romantic experiences may change with time. Aroflux individuals fluctuate between not feeling romantic attraction to occasionally feeling it. Even if they feel romantic vibes, their intensity may vary with time.


Autoromantics are people who feel a romantic pull towards their own selves. They mostly do not feel the urge to have romantic intimacy with a partner. They are the OG flagbearers for self-love!


This identity alludes to those who do not feel attraction towards others, yet they desire a romantic relationship. This word was coined from the root Latin word “cupio”. It is a verb, that implies “I desire.”


Demiromantic people can only experience romantic love if they have created a deep emotional bond with a person. There are other definitions of the term that classify demiromantic folx as people who can only feel limited romantic attraction. It mostly falls on a spectrum between aromantic and romantic.


This aro identity relates to people who can only experience romantic liking for others if there is no prior emotional connection between them. In case of emotional intimacy, the romantic draw may decrease or disappear altogether.

It can also be seen as a counterpart for demiromantic.


Grayromantic relates to folx who might feel low amounts of romantic pull, or rarely feel it, or only feel romantic attraction under certain conditions. The term can also be extended to people who are not certain if they feel romantic attraction.

In many ways, it can be seen as a romantic complement to gray-asexuality.


The word ‘quoi’ is French for ‘what’. Therefore, quoiromantics refer to those who are hard to classify under any romantic orientation. There is an element of neurodivergence here, as many quoiromantics cannot often tell the difference between varying types of attraction. They are mostly unsure whether they feel romantic attraction.

They often question whether the concept of ‘romantic attraction’ is relevant to them.

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