Dating as a social institution can seem very flawed to asexuals.

There’s no need to differentiate between people who are interesting as friends and people who are interesting as dating partners.

Sometimes romance becomes a part of an asexual dating relationship, and sometimes it doesn’t.

Remember that no one person sees dating or sexuality exactly the same way as another, but I hope that this serves as a jumping off point for giving you some insight into dating while asexual.

Dating is about It isn’t always romantic and doesn’t always have to have romantic elements.

Intimate relationships are incredibly important to him, romantic relationships less so.

The traditional dinner-and-a-movie trope feels false to him; it feels like it’s based on metaphors that don’t describe his personal experience of intimacy.

For example, Gaia personally doesn’t have a binary between romantic and nonromantic relationships.

David’s relationships sometimes look like dating sometimes, but not always.

He thinks considering people single if they don’t have a certain kind of relationship is hurtful.