Affectional orientation, informally called romantic orientation, indicates the kind of person (based on gender or sex) with whom a person is most likely to fall in love. Although a bisexual person may feel sexually attracted to men and women, they may be predisposed to emotional intimacy with certain genders. Moreover, emotional intimacy between partners does not require sexual attraction because attraction is not purely sexual. For some people, sexual orientation is reductionistic.
Skole romantic: romantic attraction towards person(s) of variant or non-binary gender – the affectional equivalent of skoliosexuality.
Demiromantic: a person who may identify as a "grey asexual" because they may feel sexual desire once a reasonably stable/large emotional connection has been created. – the affectional equivalent of demisexuality.
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