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Abroromantic, sometimes spelled as abromantic[2] people experience their romantic orientation as fluid and/or changing over time. Abroromanticism involves someone's entire orientation changing over time, not just the genders they are attracted to. They may also experience changes in the intensity of their attractions.[3]

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Etymology

The prefix "abro-" comes from the Greek habrós, meaning "graceful" or "delicate".[4][5] This symbolizes the movement and changing nature of people who are abroromantic.[6]

Community

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History

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Flag

The abroromantic flag is the same as the abrosexual one, but with a heart overlaid to represent romantic attraction.

Distinction

Abrosexual

A person who is abroromantic may want to have a romantic relationship but not necessarily want to have sex. A person who is abrosexual may want to have sex but not necessarily want a romantic relationship. However, sometimes the two terms are used interchangeably.<ref name-"WMD"</ref>

Controversy

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Perceptions and discrimination

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Media

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Resources

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References

  1. Pride-Flags: "Abroromantic" (Sep 25, 2016). deviantart.com.
  2. "Abroromantic". identiversity.org.
  3. Hardell, Ash. The ABC's of LGBT+. Mango Media Inc., 2016. ISBN 9781633534087.
  4. "ἁβρός - Wiktionary". en.wiktionary.org. Wiktionary.
  5. "abrosexual" (February 20, 2020). dictionary.com. Dictionary.com.
  6. "What is Abrosexual?". webmd.com. WebMD.
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