A person who experiences no, limited, or conditional romantic attraction. An aromantic person may experience other types of attraction. Being aromantic is a romantic orientation as part of the Split-Attraction Model. An aromantic individual may choose to engage in romantic behaviors for various reasons even while not experiencing romantic attraction. Being aromantic is an identity and orientation; it is not a medical condition. Romantic attraction is not necessary for a person to thrive.
e.g. Gerry didn’t understand why people loved large romantic gestures like surprise outings as he was aromantic and didn’t desire a romantic partner.
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