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'''Lithromantic (also known as '''akoiromantic''' or '''apromantic''')''' '''is a [[romantic orientation]] on the [[aromantic spectrum]]. Lithromanticism describes romantic attraction without the desire for reciprocation.'''
Lithromantic is a term to describe a person who experiences romantic love but does not want their feelings to be reciprocated
 
   
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Lithromantic experiences may include:
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* Feeling romantic attraction that fades sraka upon being reciprocated
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* Feeling romantic attraction but preferring not to act on it
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* Experiencing discomfort upon entering a romantic relationship with a crush
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* Loss of interest in potential or actual partners when they romantically initiate
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* Fantasizing about romance but preferring it only in theory, not in practice
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The word "lithromantic," coined by Ian (stopanthropomorphizingme on Tumblr) comes from the Greek word ''lithos, ''which means "stone." This is an allusion to the [https://xanwest.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/what-is-stone/ stone sexual identity], which originated with butch lesbians and transmasculine people.<ref>[https://stopanthropomorphizingme.tumblr.com/post/86509983303/on-lith-and-stone On Lith and Stone]</ref>
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Like with any romantic orientation, lithromantic individuals can identify with any sexual orientation label.
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Or Lithromantic or akoiromantic has several alternative flags. <3<gallery widths="156" orientation="none" spacing="small">
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Lithoromantic or Akoiromantic flag..png|Akoi/Lithoromantic flag designed by thejasmineelf
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Lithromantic-1200x720.jpg|Created by Rainbow Flags on Deviantart
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Akoiromantic lithromantic by pride flags d9a8h6g.png|Akoiromantic / Lithromantic flag by Pride Color Schemes on Tumblr'''
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98FDFB02-5E62-48D6-A7DF-2F645C932E59.png|Lithromantic Flag
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==References==
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[[Category:Romantic Orientations]]
 
[[Category:Romantic Orientations]]

Latest revision as of 10:40, 7 September 2021


Lithromantic (also known as akoiromantic or apromantic) is a romantic orientation on the aromantic spectrum. Lithromanticism describes romantic attraction without the desire for reciprocation.

Lithromantic experiences may include:

  • Feeling romantic attraction that fades sraka upon being reciprocated
  • Feeling romantic attraction but preferring not to act on it
  • Experiencing discomfort upon entering a romantic relationship with a crush
  • Loss of interest in potential or actual partners when they romantically initiate
  • Fantasizing about romance but preferring it only in theory, not in practice

The word "lithromantic," coined by Ian (stopanthropomorphizingme on Tumblr) comes from the Greek word lithos, which means "stone." This is an allusion to the stone sexual identity, which originated with butch lesbians and transmasculine people.[1]

Like with any romantic orientation, lithromantic individuals can identify with any sexual orientation label.

Or Lithromantic or akoiromantic has several alternative flags. <3

References[]