Being Not Straight

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  • 19/03/2022 को प्रकाशित
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  • Jaiden Animations
    Jaiden Animations  6 महीने पहले +194776

    apologies if the audio sounds different, my mic exploded during recording

  • El Gato
    El Gato 6 महीने पहले +87230

    *”In the nicest way possible, its none of your business”* is literally the most understandable thing I’ve ever heard

    • ope
      ope 8 दिन पहले

      Yeah I'm not going to take someone seriously if they have an anime profile picture. And if you say that anime and manga aren't the same well here is some news: they're not.

    • creen.l0vr.🐸
      creen.l0vr.🐸 14 दिन पहले

      Umm what did she do? I don't understand

    • Saige
      Saige महीने पहले

      Fr

    • W̶i̶l̶l̶i̶a̶m̶ツ
      W̶i̶l̶l̶i̶a̶m̶ツ महीने पहले

      :,)

    • Peach the meme grl
      Peach the meme grl महीने पहले +1

      Yea I agree

  • Matthew Schmidt
    Matthew Schmidt 11 दिन पहले +769

    You see, I'm not aroace, but holy shit do I relate to "Society expects you to be in a relationship."

    • kaden read
      kaden read घंटे पहले

      You should watch the stand up special jig saw by Daniel sloss :) it’ll melt your brain how true what he is saying is .

    • WolfieMel
      WolfieMel 4 दिन पहले +1

      I used to think the same when I was younger but grew out of it and found a lovely husband xD

    • Josh A
      Josh A 5 दिन पहले +1

      me too

    • Verd
      Verd 9 दिन पहले +9

      Tell 'em, always annoyed with people badgering me about it.

    • Avor Volker
      Avor Volker 9 दिन पहले +22

      Lol me too. I keep trying to find someone who fits my odd standards of a relationship and can't find them yet. It's amazing how much anxiety it can cause!

  • Puddle Zerg
    Puddle Zerg 9 दिन पहले +435

    "All you need to feel complete is friends and family"
    Me: "Nah..."
    "And birds."
    Me: HELL YEAH.

    • Ethan Murgatroyd
      Ethan Murgatroyd 4 घंटे पहले

      Can I get a HAIL YEAH for birds

    • Granite
      Granite दिन पहले

      Epic 👍

    • GUS [PBA]
      GUS [PBA] 2 दिन पहले +2

      Me that started only watching jaiden because she likes birds "hell yeah"

    • toads have toes
      toads have toes 3 दिन पहले

      @Anthony Sanchez fr

    • Anthony Sanchez
      Anthony Sanchez 9 दिन पहले +3

      My man broke the 4th wall he was so hyped

  • •Hʏᴘᴇʀ_Pᴏᴘ•
    •Hʏᴘᴇʀ_Pᴏᴘ• 9 दिन पहले +181

    Mom: When you get older you’ll meet someone nice and you’ll wanna marry them at some point.
    Aroace people: *You thought.*

    • Peter Wirth
      Peter Wirth 2 दिन पहले

      👁👁 Too real.

    • ASDF-TG
      ASDF-TG 5 दिन पहले

      BRO EXACTLY 💯

  • Gyletre
    Gyletre 12 दिन पहले +320

    I think the fact that Jaiden is asexual actually is pretty cool. It is interesting to know that people with no romantic interest actually exist, because their sexual orientation gets treated much like a "what if" scenario.
    Knowing someone who is as relatable a person in many other areas de-alienizes it.
    Keep up the good work Jaiden :)

    • ToadStool
      ToadStool 3 घंटे पहले

      @hackervilliger 1 Also she isn’t a their she’s a she. Or a woman.

    • Space Cat
      Space Cat दिन पहले +1

      As an ace, it was slightly strange that I related to some of the things associated with aro, even if im biromantic lol.

    • hackervilliger 1
      hackervilliger 1 6 दिन पहले +3

      @Kylie Schuttloffel oh sorry i misunderstood

    • Kylie Schuttloffel
      Kylie Schuttloffel 7 दिन पहले +21

      @hackervilliger 1 i mean, jaiden *is* asexual. aro ace literally just means aromantic and asexual. you can absolutely be aro but not the ace, or ace but not aro, but as you have pointed out jaiden is both

    • hackervilliger 1
      hackervilliger 1 7 दिन पहले +6

      their not asexual their areoace asexuals still have crushes while areoace people only have platonic love

  • Jelly Jess
    Jelly Jess 6 महीने पहले +32525

    I know Jaiden referred this as the cliff notes version but honestly I learnt so much from this. This video is definitely going to help a lot of people out there :)

    • The Adi Scale
      The Adi Scale 2 दिन पहले

      @Rohit Bhattarai amateur

    • Braeden Armitage
      Braeden Armitage महीने पहले

      @Rohit Bhattarai only 24?

    • marcopolo
      marcopolo 2 महीने पहले

      YOOOO JESSS

    • Funni Bunni
      Funni Bunni 2 महीने पहले

      @Ezra Moss menuck i need 3 more since i have 27 😃

    • Funni Bunni
      Funni Bunni 2 महीने पहले

      @Rohit Bhattarai how much for 3?

  • Jason Armes
    Jason Armes 14 दिन पहले +266

    Im not Aromantic nor Asexual (At least i don't think i am) but this video is inspiring tons of people that are so thank you jaiden for this video

    • Jason Armes
      Jason Armes 2 दिन पहले

      @Arran Robertson thank you, yeah this video has opened alot of people to feel more open about their sexuality, which is awsome if you ever felt out of place
      P.S Jaiden is a Giga Chad for opening this much up on youtube, A PUBLIC COMMUNITY!

    • Arran Robertson
      Arran Robertson 2 दिन पहले

      Came here to say this. Hope you have a nice day king

    • Jason Armes
      Jason Armes 8 दिन पहले

      @Theshroomian ye

    • Theshroomian
      Theshroomian 9 दिन पहले

      @Jason Armes me neither lol

    • Jason Armes
      Jason Armes 9 दिन पहले

      P.S im not gonna do an EDIT: ThAnKs FoR tHe LiKeS gUyS

  • 👁️ სკელიჩან 👁️
    👁️ სკელიჩან 👁️ 10 दिन पहले +118

    I'm Demi-Sexual, so I'm part of the ace community
    And I was also SO SO SHOCKED when I learnt people actually get attracted to.. strangers?! Like.. huh??? Shocking..

    • DragonicBladex
      DragonicBladex 8 घंटे पहले

      @TeenyBoba Does it apply to fictional characters? It has too in my experience, characters I don't know, I don't care about, characters I've grown attached to, I might find attractive

    • US!Chara Dreemurr
      US!Chara Dreemurr 2 दिन पहले +1

      @NotStebey Hmm while it looks like it, it isn't. I'll speak about the romantic part since idk what sexual attraction is.
      While my friends developped crushes, fantasies on classmates they knew within a year or so, I took like 4-5 years before falling in love with my best friend. I didn't find any other people appealing that way before. It's like we had a bond I share that I didn't have with other people.

    • TeenyBoba
      TeenyBoba 2 दिन पहले +2

      @RUSTY SAW Yeah my bad, Im demi-romatic as well! Sorry bout that 😔

    • RUSTY SAW
      RUSTY SAW 2 दिन पहले +3

      @TeenyBoba demi-sexual and demi-romantic as two different things

    • RUSTY SAW
      RUSTY SAW 2 दिन पहले +2

      SAME💀

  • Chai the Artist
    Chai the Artist 13 दिन पहले +67

    What actually makes us human, is our ability to cook, and that we prefer cooked food!

    • jane sullivan
      jane sullivan 11 दिन पहले +15

      What makes us human is our ability to find all the squares containing traffic lights

    • Obantje
      Obantje 13 दिन पहले +4

      Liver King would beg to differ

  • Xtermo
    Xtermo 14 दिन पहले +96

    Honestly, to the aroace community: There have absolutely been a number of times when I’ve thought about how much time and focus goes into romance and attraction for most people and how much more productive I could potentially be without those big distractions. So, perhaps that can be a benefit for you. More focus and time to put into your life’s *actual* passions instead of worrying about passions it seems like everyone else has.
    Best of luck and a happy and fulfilling life to you all!

    • DragonicBladex
      DragonicBladex 9 घंटे पहले

      I mean pure productivity feels pretty meaningless, I don't really focus on it that much anymore

    • Lime Diamond
      Lime Diamond 3 दिन पहले +1

      @Hooty ayyyye

    • Hooty
      Hooty 3 दिन पहले +2

      @Lime Diamond I just want to say those all of my hobbies

    • Lime Diamond
      Lime Diamond 9 दिन पहले +5

      Very accurate, I have a solid friend group and don’t need a partner so I don’t really long for anyone. Because of that I spend a lot of time writing, drawing, and animating. I’m thriving as an aroace

    • caroline montgomery
      caroline montgomery 13 दिन पहले +7

      Thank you so much! I hope the best for you too!

  • Bigswordsman
    Bigswordsman 6 महीने पहले +16151

    Jaiden thinking she's bi or pan because she was equally disinterested in everyone is the funniest thing to me.

    • Aryssa Mansfield
      Aryssa Mansfield 3 दिन पहले

      Yeah ace used to be under the bi umbrella for a while

    • αทαr'αllαн grαм
      αทαr'αllαн grαм 4 दिन पहले

      @krisselissan I thought being attracted to both genders was bisexual? o.o

    • JustA_RandomFailure
      JustA_RandomFailure 8 दिन पहले

      it’s hilarious and also insanely common lmao, same thing happened to me

    • Technochi
      Technochi 11 दिन पहले

      @B.H. same

    • Tomas Derqui
      Tomas Derqui 12 दिन पहले

      I haven’t laughed at that but I can still see why people burst out laughing on the floor

  • Paul Niemi
    Paul Niemi 8 दिन पहले +46

    A couple years I learned I’m homoromatic/asexual. I’m very happy to have come across this video (love all your videos) because there isn’t a lot of talk about this!! I think your presentation of it was very relatable:)

    • Telegram me👉@Jai_den1
      Telegram me👉@Jai_den1 7 दिन पहले

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    • grassy
      grassy 7 दिन पहले +1

      same but im the opposite. homosexual aromantic

  • SMToon Larva Gold
    SMToon Larva Gold  8 दिन पहले +50

    Probably my favorite part of being aroace is when a parent or mentor is lecturing you about relationships and stuff and you're just in your head like

    • Yousef Karim
      Yousef Karim 6 दिन पहले

      That bot is racist

    • Telegram me👉@Jai_den1
      Telegram me👉@Jai_den1 7 दिन पहले +1

      👆👆✍
      Congratulations lucky winner 🥳🎁
      You have been selected among my shortlisted winner's❤

  • LadyCartoonCritic
    LadyCartoonCritic 11 दिन पहले +59

    I have never felt so seen

    • Cameron Delaney
      Cameron Delaney 5 दिन पहले +1

      @LadyCartoonCritic oh wow, I wish you an amazing life 😊
      Unlike that no good cheater 😒

    • RichConnerGMN
      RichConnerGMN 10 दिन पहले +1

      "representation doesn't matter"
      representation:

    • Mx_potatohead
      Mx_potatohead 11 दिन पहले

      @LadyCartoonCritic 1) I feel you there's not very much aromantic media so this makes me so happy 2) eff your ex

    • LadyCartoonCritic
      LadyCartoonCritic 11 दिन पहले +10

      i wasted my 20s thinking i was in love and even got married XD then he left me for some strippers he met while I was recovering from a car accident that mentally handicapped me and I have never felt better ^^ I thought I needed to be in love and married. My life is so much better now

  • Commander Corl
    Commander Corl 14 दिन पहले +85

    I'm a questioning homoromantic asexual, and this video really boosted my questioning journey. Thank you!

    • Rosie Clym
      Rosie Clym 12 दिन पहले +6

      yooo same!!

  • Life Noggin
    Life Noggin 6 महीने पहले +65767

    I respect you so much for spotlighting this! You're going to help a lot of people with this video!

    • Mikey Animates
      Mikey Animates 21 दिन पहले

      IM A FAN

    • StaySolidShades
      StaySolidShades 23 दिन पहले

      Romans 10:9 because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.dddd

    • Gravel Edition
      Gravel Edition 23 दिन पहले

      Life noggen

    • Kunal Bansal
      Kunal Bansal 23 दिन पहले

      Yes she helped me so so much. All my friends made fun of me because I didn't had a crush and now i find that I'm AroAce oh yeah

    • I'M ACTUALLY SUBBING TO EVERYONE WHO SUBBS TO ME!
      I'M ACTUALLY SUBBING TO EVERYONE WHO SUBBS TO ME! 23 दिन पहले

      Don't translate😡
      ເຈົ້າຖືກສາບແຊ່ງເພາະວ່າມັນຖືກແປຖ້າເຈົ້າບໍ່ທໍາລາຍຄໍາສາບແຊ່ງ, ເຈົ້າຈະຕາຍວິທີດຽວທີ່ຈະທໍາລາຍຄໍາສາບແຊ່ງແມ່ນເພື່ອຈອງຊ່ອງທາງຂອງຂ້ອຍລົງ​ທະ​ບຽນ​ດຽວ​ນີ້.,.

  • Pyrofighter258
    Pyrofighter258 3 दिन पहले +7

    I remember constantly passing by this video, my thoughts always being, "I don't care." But now here I am with nothing else to do. Regardless, you do you as long as you're happy with it.

  • Clara Catlady
    Clara Catlady 8 दिन पहले +50

    Being Demisexual (so part of the ace spectrum) the “I thought people were exaggerating!” part hit really hard 😂😅

    • Seagull
      Seagull 14 घंटे पहले

      same

    • A G O A T E A
      A G O A T E A 7 दिन पहले

      @Joshua Tutanes thx bro

    • Joshua Tutanes
      Joshua Tutanes 8 दिन पहले +5

      @A G O A T E A Basically, demisexuals don't experience sexual attraction until they've fully gotten to know someone.

    • A G O A T E A
      A G O A T E A 8 दिन पहले +1

      can i ask what is demisexual i forgor💀

  • سيلين الكيالي
    سيلين الكيالي 4 दिन पहले +12

    idk why people are against her personally im proud of jaiden for coming out as- jaiden

  • BIGNOOD:3
    BIGNOOD:3 7 दिन पहले +21

    As an asexual person , your very brave for sharing this :3

    • Long Knoll
      Long Knoll 6 दिन पहले +1

      Props to you!😃

    • Telegram me👉@Jai_den1
      Telegram me👉@Jai_den1 7 दिन पहले

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      Congratulations lucky winner 🥳🎁
      You have been selected among my shortlisted winner's🤯

  • Keith Ballard
    Keith Ballard 6 महीने पहले +9614

    This is a fantastic sincere way to reach a lot of people.

    • superCamborg
      superCamborg 3 महीने पहले

      @man, I love racism and offending human and furries you’re so edgy I cut my finger, get some help

    • man, I love racism and offending human and furries
      man, I love racism and offending human and furries 3 महीने पहले

      @Fwoggo 🏳️‍🌈 That hate lives on.

    • Fwoggo 🏳️‍🌈
      Fwoggo 🏳️‍🌈 3 महीने पहले

      @man, I love racism and offending human and furries also imagine being so lost for words you go to something completely off-topic

    • Fwoggo 🏳️‍🌈
      Fwoggo 🏳️‍🌈 3 महीने पहले

      @man, I love racism and offending human and furries I- what?
      As much as I can interpret from that is that you called me dumb so, sorry to burst your bubble, but I believe you’re the one who thinks jaiden is wrong so you’re the only dumb one here

    • man, I love racism and offending human and furries
      man, I love racism and offending human and furries 3 महीने पहले

      I AM THE ANAKIN SKYWALKER OF DUMBSVILLE. HE KILLED ME IN THE LOWGROUND.
      BUT UNLIKE HIM, I LET HIM STALL ME DEATH BY PRETENDING TO DIE.
      THEN FUCKING HOPELESS PEACHES AND HER FUCKING PARASOCIAL VIDEO AS LUKE SKYWALKER ALONG HAN SOLO AS MALI MALWARE ATTACKING THE STEROTYPES OF THE JELLYBEAN DRAMA AND JUST A ROBOT AS CHEWBUKKA HAPPENDED
      IT WAS IT.... MY INNER OTHER SOUL.. JOKER 2019... SHAGGY.. ADACHI.. FERDINAND VON AEGIR
      FICTION MERGED WITH REAL LIFE.
      I AM THE NEXT ANIME VILLIAN OF REAL LIFE
      YOU WILL PAY INclips I WILL KILL YOUR CEO SUSAN WOJAKI
      I WILL BE THE TRUE HATED ONE!!

  • Jett Lockette
    Jett Lockette 11 दिन पहले +32

    Thank You Jaiden! You’re right. Romantic Love is HEAVILY the most talked about thing in the world. Its really frustrating at times and often feels like it’s a thing you need in your life to be happy too. But coming from my own experiences, being single and having self love is just as equally the best feeling in the world and I’m very happy myself and everything in my life, Relationship or not. Aro/Ace is more than valid and I’m very proud and happy for you Jaiden🌈
    Also, Ey! I’m Ace too!😄

  • D M
    D M 5 दिन पहले +5

    Such an awesome video! Art and topic wise. I had no idea there was that "term" (not a fan of created terms or labels) and am glad to learn about it. I respect the crap out of you for making this video, and thank you for being your awesome self!

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      telegram me 👉@Total_Gaming32 5 दिन पहले

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  • Nikki-Arna Halford
    Nikki-Arna Halford 2 दिन पहले +3

    This video is so relatable.
    I remember doing the same thing as a kid picking a random popular ish guy and being like "yea j have a crush on him. I named my gold fish after him because I very much love him"
    And then when I was like 12 I thought asexuals ment your not interested in a relationship so I came out to my friends using that. Then realised what it actually ment and cane out again.
    For a while I refused to believe I was aromantic. I started dating a guy {he really liked me and everyone thought we would be good together so I also made pros and cons and decided to}
    It didn't work out and we broke it off but then I realised "huh, I didn't actually feel anything towards him" I didn't cry after the break up, wasn't even sad I just moved on with life and was so confused how everyone would be so heart broken over it
    Came out as aromantic last year I think? Or beginning of this year.
    Nearly dated a girl but again didn't work out.
    Then realised I'm actually cupioramantic {I can never spell it right lol}
    Very long journey. I thought for a while I was bi/pan and maybe even poly because of it all. I'm very glad the community {this video especially} and my friends were able to help
    This is definitely a big comfort video for me ❤

  • Joe Taylor
    Joe Taylor 3 दिन पहले +2

    I feel really compelled to say that, while I don't necessarily relate to being aroace at all, hearing Jaiden at 12:40 say "I'm having the time of my life" made me choke up a lil. I guess if it's a struggle I don't have any understanding of, knowing that they're happy regardless is the most heartwarming thing ever.
    This was really brave to post. Thank you for being open and comfortable enough to share the general experience. Live your happy life girl

  • Lucas Agustin Chinen
    Lucas Agustin Chinen 6 महीने पहले +10995

    Some asexuals: "I don't feel anything, something is wrong with me"
    Chad Jaiden: "I don't feel anything... You all are ugly"

    • lemon boy
      lemon boy 10 घंटे पहले

      @Dumbacon ha

    • Angelita Stevenson
      Angelita Stevenson 10 घंटे पहले

      Jaiden be all cool already knowing how she feels

    • Dumbacon
      Dumbacon 12 घंटे पहले

      @lemon boy of someone had a crush on me I’ll prop ask my mom to switch schools

    • Dumbacon
      Dumbacon 12 घंटे पहले

      >:]

    • Keily S
      Keily S 2 दिन पहले

      @Satanen Perkele lol... you're hilarious 😂

  • Drexif
    Drexif दिन पहले +2

    So I knew about asexual, I’d legit never heard of aromantic before. Fascinating subject. Thanks for sharing Jaiden!

  • Hometown Hiro
    Hometown Hiro 4 दिन पहले +3

    Recently discovered this channel and this is the most awkwardly adorable and educational video I’ve seen in a long time. Learned a lot and glad for it.

  • Matilda Grealy
    Matilda Grealy 4 दिन पहले +5

    This video was incrdible! It made me realise that I’m aroace too, as I related to many things brought up in this video. Kids my age always developed crushes when I was younger, and I never did, so I tried to act as if I had one. And since today I always thought some people were really attractive (making me think I had a romantic/s3xual attraction to them), but when I thought about whether I actually wanted to hold hands, cuddle or even KISS, I realised I had never actually had an attraction to them. Thanks for this video Jaiden (:

  • dimsomniac
    dimsomniac 6 दिन पहले +15

    I know you probably wont see this, but just wanted to say, thanks for existing. Like seriously, you are an S tier creator and animator and storyteller and stuff, like just all around the best person ever. And you keep breaking the ceiling on how good someone can be. Thanks so much for making the video. I know that might have sounded like an overestimation, but those are my honest feelings at the moment, and I wanted to share that.

  • melhoedramatic
    melhoedramatic 6 महीने पहले +24029

    thank you for being comfortable enough in telling us jaiden. We'll love and support you for any and all things you're willing to tell us

    • Commander Corl
      Commander Corl 14 दिन पहले

      @BeefyJERKy hamburg

    • Giselle Pristine Zapata
      Giselle Pristine Zapata 26 दिन पहले

      @Cosmic Actually you make worser content than jaiden

    • Itx_K1ra
      Itx_K1ra 2 महीने पहले

      @Gmo Who said you were included in the "we"? 🤣 Who decided to say you counted

    • Zenith
      Zenith 2 महीने पहले

      L + ratio + my vids better + this you ? 🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓

    • the man
      the man 3 महीने पहले

      @BeefyJERKy cheeseburger

  • Jamille Mclean
    Jamille Mclean 4 दिन पहले +2

    “Most people feel both, but I do not feel either 😌” 😂
    Love the way you explained and expressed yourself, thoughts, opinions, and emotions. You were very clear and very cool about it. Also, glad you put it out there. It’s amazing and interesting, also inspiring. Be you, or not whatever you want or need. Just live life, not to fullest if you don’t want to, just live. Anyways congratulations 🎉 and good luck 👍🍀 😊
    ❤🧡💛💚💙💜🖤🤍🤎💖

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  • Adam Jakubowski
    Adam Jakubowski 9 दिन पहले +14

    I just heard that you had a social backlash because of this video. So just my few words: You are lovely. Your videos are awesome. Oh, and I am glad you figured out that you are aromantic and asexual. This is great, cause... well... less confusion for you, you are perfect the way you are :).

  • LavenderDraagon
    LavenderDraagon 11 दिन पहले +30

    Did you know that aroace has its own flag? look it up٫ its really cool actually.
    this is if you support lgbtq+!

    • LavenderDraagon
      LavenderDraagon 9 दिन पहले

      @CrypticMemory Im not trying to beg- I'm not stupid.

    • CrypticMemory
      CrypticMemory 9 दिन पहले

      worst way to beg for likes

    • LavenderDraagon
      LavenderDraagon 10 दिन पहले +5

      @Lola Franco-Jones Uh- okay?- dont have to announce it to everyone though-

    • Lola Franco-Jones
      Lola Franco-Jones 10 दिन पहले

      nope. sorry.

  • Keily S
    Keily S 5 दिन पहले +18

    I am a lesbian but your process does sound similar to the one I went through as a teen, trying to figure out HOW IN THE HECK I could make myself like boys!

  • For Fucks Sake
    For Fucks Sake 4 महीने पहले +1754

    I love that you clarified that someone can be romantic but still be asexual or Vice versa.

    • CiaránPixelz
      CiaránPixelz 7 दिन पहले

      @mynameisnatsu sexual attraction and romantic attraction are two different things, asexual simply means you don't feel sexual attraction. aromantic means you don't feel romantic attraction. Some people are both aromantic and asexual, others may only be one of the two

    • Slime Tank
      Slime Tank 11 दिन पहले

      @mynameisnatsu you can love someone and not wanting to bang them, Karen, it's not rocket science

    • Paper_Nezu
      Paper_Nezu महीने पहले +8

      @mynameisnatsu im asexual and have experienced romantic attraction on several occassions

    • mynameisnatsu
      mynameisnatsu महीने पहले

      @Paper_Nezu If you're asexual you have no attraction period. It's not that hard to understand.

    • Paper_Nezu
      Paper_Nezu महीने पहले +2

      @mynameisnatsu literally how

  • [...~..xxxTAMAKYxxx..~...]
    [...~..xxxTAMAKYxxx..~...] 8 घंटे पहले +3

    I understand you, I am a lesbian and axesual at the same time, but with my partner it is very difficult for me to be romantic, even so I have been with her for 2 years and it is still difficult for me or for her to understand that I am not that romantic nor do I want to light the spark yet The most that has turned her on is to give her my hand or a small kiss on the cheek (lll¬ω¬)

  • JakeTheWolfProductions
    JakeTheWolfProductions 4 दिन पहले +3

    This video makes me very happy. Being Ace does make me feel alienated, and it’s nice to know that more people are bringing awareness to this. Also your definition of Ace is amazing and I will be pointing ppl to this video when I get asked

  • Mason Hall
    Mason Hall 2 दिन पहले +5

    This is an awesome video Jaiden, I am asexual. I find this video really helpful. I really am confused about this feeling. The feeling is sort of sad, but idc. It’s sort of like, I WANT to form crushes with people, I can SAY I have a relationship with someone, but I never really can... yeah.
    ._.

  • Kaye
    Kaye 14 दिन पहले +30

    OH MY GOD. "When they're not happy, they're just told relationships take a lot of work, and that's just how it goes." THIS. THIS. *THIS.*
    anyway, fellow aroace here feeling extremely seen and heard. thank you. god, thank you.

  • Lonely Sandwich
    Lonely Sandwich 6 महीने पहले +8751

    Hearing other Aces say "...wait they're not joking?" about sex songs is the most validating phrase

    • Athena
      Athena 6 घंटे पहले

      @DragonicBladex mhmhm, looking back on a lot of older songs, theyre all super incelly, like pink triangle, the lady the song is about, wasnt even gay, the dude just, couldnt accept that he was the problem

    • DragonicBladex
      DragonicBladex 8 घंटे पहले

      @AceOfSpace Wait it isn't about 2 people just wanting to eat cake?

    • AceOfSpace
      AceOfSpace 8 घंटे पहले

      I thought that one song with the lyrics "I hope that we'll eat cake by the ocean." Was sexual, i thought it was about two people wanting to eat some Vanilla cake

    • DragonicBladex
      DragonicBladex 8 घंटे पहले

      @Athena honestly in some love/sex songs the singer comes off to me as an obsessive creep.. at least that's how some of them sound to me, and then some songs are just blatantly shallow

    • Athena
      Athena 8 घंटे पहले

      @DragonicBladex this is true, is hard to get healthy relationships in song, cause like.... ifg it were healthy, they wouldnt be singin about it

  • Eri da bean
    Eri da bean 8 दिन पहले +16

    I just love how much this is relating to me and like the scanning part I could relate to SO MUCH with my 6th grade “boyfriend”
    It all felt so technical and sh and I was thinking about it not going with it etc and ngl I feel like I do fit in with an umbrella category of Aro! Thank you Jaiden and you are so brave to be putting this out there

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  • Animeedits69
    Animeedits69 11 दिन पहले +16

    I think you are very brave for coming out to millions of people due to the fact that it took me around 5 years to just come out to my sister never mind my dad but my mom did support me

  • Salsa Han
    Salsa Han 10 दिन पहले +17

    Still after months, I'm still glad more AroAce people are being represented. It feels like I'm not alone anymore

  • joseph lupa
    joseph lupa 14 दिन पहले +57

    Has anyone ever had that moment, where you didn't know you needed something until you had it.
    This.
    His is my moment. Thank you for this Jaiden, just thank you.

  • Plantern 45
    Plantern 45 6 महीने पहले +2840

    i feel like the line "Why are none of you attractive?" will become a meme.

    • Jacob Burlaga
      Jacob Burlaga 29 दिन पहले

      YES

    • Dark Phoenix
      Dark Phoenix महीने पहले +1

      Y E S

    • Larry Your Favorite Nightcrawler
      Larry Your Favorite Nightcrawler 3 महीने पहले

      @Elizabeth Vickers I’m creeped out how did you know? I literally will only marry some bitch so I can have kids odd an assumption can be so accurate.

    • superCamborg
      superCamborg 3 महीने पहले +3

      @Larry Your Favorite Nightcrawler that’s blatantly incorrect

    • Elizabeth Vickers
      Elizabeth Vickers 3 महीने पहले +4

      @Larry Your Favorite Nightcrawler just because you my man have a breeding kink does not mean everyone else does

  • Zachary Pretty
    Zachary Pretty 5 दिन पहले +14

    I’m honestly happy for Jaiden and that she felt that she could trust us enough to share this information

  • It_sTeaTime
    It_sTeaTime दिन पहले +2

    I when I first watched this video I identified as bi but as more you read inot all those things that happened to you and how the romantic and sexual attraction works, I realised I had simmilar experiences to you. Not entirely but for example the thing wwith the crushes etc. And now a 6 months later I came out as a Bi-Demisexual. Thank you, your video helped me realise a lot of things and I hope you are doing amazing!

  • ♥︎SakuraMachi♥︎
    ♥︎SakuraMachi♥︎ 3 दिन पहले +3

    I can relate with “society expects you to be in a relationship” because I’m Aromantic Bi-sexual. I 100% understand and I never had a crush either

  • Atomic — Studios
    Atomic — Studios 10 दिन पहले +9

    It’s so great that a big INclipsr like you is a part of this particular aspect of the LGBTQIA+ community

  • Definitely not Dog of Wisdom
    Definitely not Dog of Wisdom 6 महीने पहले +3637

    "WHY ARE NONE OF YOU ATTRACTIVE" would be an awesome senior quote

    • Miss Foxiness
      Miss Foxiness 11 दिन पहले +1

      How I felt about all the guys in my school! All I wanted and dated was guys who were already graduated from high-school 😅 I just didn't find guys my age attractive tbh I wanted older guys

    • GRaetyyy_Playz#roadto45subs
      GRaetyyy_Playz#roadto45subs महीने पहले

      @Frostbitedraws mine is.
      Why can’t y’all be more interesting?

    • Kids Shaw
      Kids Shaw महीने पहले

      lmao

    • Chaos Card.
      Chaos Card. महीने पहले +2

      Holy shit if I get it put it in my year book, I will.

    • Zephyr
      Zephyr महीने पहले +2

      hey we look alike

  • Chairos
    Chairos 5 दिन पहले +1

    The only thing I can say: "Thanks for sharing Jaiden" 😊I really respect you for mustering the courage to speak about yourself in this fashion!

  • Johan Vignard
    Johan Vignard 4 दिन पहले +2

    Even if i was in a relationship this is exactly how i feel now i just want to have fun with friend i dont need a partner to be happy i never searched a term that designate myself I will support you jaiden

  • ༄Blep's studio༄
    ༄Blep's studio༄ 6 दिन पहले +4

    I FEEL THE EXACT SAME WAY! A lot of my family including my own mom think I’m too young for this because I’m 15 but they just don’t understand that I don’t feel ANY sort of attraction to anyone and just doesn’t give a crap if anyone has a crush on me 😀👍

    • The Adi Scale
      The Adi Scale 2 दिन पहले +1

      Glad this video helped you

  • wingedretriever
    wingedretriever दिन पहले +2

    YES, THANK YOU! This is so on par with my own experiences and now I can show people this that are confused or think I just haven't met the right person for me yet.

  • 𝕐𝕖𝕝𝕝0𝕨 シ
    𝕐𝕖𝕝𝕝0𝕨 シ 3 महीने पहले +5669

    Alright. James has a girlfriend, Jaiden is aroace. *No more shipping them.*
    Edit: Jesus Christ this reply section is the scariest sh-t ever.

    • Bruh Bruh
      Bruh Bruh 6 दिन पहले

      Agreed

    • P A N C H O
      P A N C H O 6 दिन पहले +1

      It’s sad how this generation always preaches about respect people genders/sexuality but still ship Jaiden with James even tho Jaiden is Aro ace

    • Espeon
      Espeon 15 दिन पहले

      Shouldn’t ship people irl at all

    • Bruh Bruh
      Bruh Bruh 15 दिन पहले

      لذلك ستكون هناك قاعدة 34 ولكن فقط بدون جيمس وغيره

    • Oeds Vlogt
      Oeds Vlogt 15 दिन पहले

      @The Drog of wisdom they said a ship between two real people was non canon? People are going too far

  • Ally Gator
    Ally Gator 14 दिन पहले +63

    Asexual here and yes, I do feel intimate sometimes but it's really spread far and wide. Thankfully I have a partner who understands.

    • Daniel Morton
      Daniel Morton 13 दिन पहले

      I think there is another disconnect here, in that intimacy != sexuality, they are related but different. I really didn't understand the depths of that until marriage frankly.

  • Closo Tezuka
    Closo Tezuka 2 दिन पहले +2

    this is such an amazing video, you're a wonderful role model to the doubtless millions of kids who watch you regularly. keep up the good work jaiden

  • MemeAnt
    MemeAnt 13 दिन पहले +20

    Can we just appreciate how she was willing to be open about who she is and being ok with it

  • TheMorrigan72
    TheMorrigan72 4 दिन पहले +5

    Demisexual for life 💜🖤🤍 I love the way you described the pros and cons, and logistics sides of relationships. Glad I’m not the only one who brought math into romantic endeavors

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  • Mr. Sandman
    Mr. Sandman 6 महीने पहले +3217

    now that her fanbase can't ship her with anyone she's become too powerfull
    edit: i... i was wrong... i was terribly wrong...

    • Bixen 22
      Bixen 22 3 दिन पहले

      @HimekoSae's Archive firstly, she literally said she was asexual, secondly again as jaiden literally stated in the video you do not know enough about her personally to paprasocially assume any information about her

    • Commander Corl
      Commander Corl 13 दिन पहले

      @Benadryl Cucumbersnatch Ikr

    • Benadryl Cucumbersnatch
      Benadryl Cucumbersnatch 14 दिन पहले

      @Commander Corl I mean it's literally the bare minimum they can do. It's called "being a decent person"

    • Commander Corl
      Commander Corl 14 दिन पहले

      Oh god oh no, why won't people respect her asexuality. The internet should be destroyed.

    • Benadryl Cucumbersnatch
      Benadryl Cucumbersnatch 14 दिन पहले

      @HimekoSae's Archive Yeah but she's aro/ace, and straight up said she doesn't feel romantic OR sexual feelings

  • Leslieee
    Leslieee 7 दिन पहले +5

    Thank you for this video because I'm finding myself too, I can relate to most of what you said and also opposite on others. Love the animation and the many flags included

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  • Jamie Anson
    Jamie Anson 6 दिन पहले +3

    Funny thing, I currently identify as bisexual(in the “it might as well be Pan” sort of way) and the emphasis is on sexual here. When I came out and my mom asked about any crushes I may’ve had, the only thing I could say was “huh, I don’t think I had any” which I didn’t really think about too much because I’m just kinda living my life here being a hyper sexual crushless individual but watching this I thought to myself “holy shit, I did the exact same things” when I went to school I would look around at all my classmates and rate their attractiveness in my head. Sure, I found them attractive in an “intimate” way (in the most respectful way my horny brain could) but when I actually gave consideration to starting a romantic relationship with anyone I just wasn’t feeling it. Do I wanna cuddle? Sure I do bring it in, do the deed? Yessir 🫡. But did I see myself ever having a long-standing relationship with someone in a way other than friendship? It never really crossed my mind in any other way than “is this supposed to develop this way?” I would even get anxious when I felt that someone may have feelings for me and either distance myself or play the fool. The only times I felt assured was when I learned they definitively didn’t have a crush on me in which case I would be able to talk to them like normal. It’s something to consider. Should I put more research into aromanticism? Of course, I don’t think this is going to be seen since this video is 6 months old.
    TL;DR: I am a sexual being that wants to screw every consenting adult that moves but will run away at the sight of romance.

    • Ignorant1
      Ignorant1 6 दिन पहले +1

      Someone saw this~
      Anyway hi, I'm Asexual and have met several Aros who have had very similar experiences to you. The sense of anxiety around a relationship progressing into romance is definitely an Aromantic behaviour, and being hypersexual is as-well (since without the desire to date, the desire to be intimate feels much stronger. That same logic explains why alot of Asexuals are hopeless romantics). Seeing others as attractive and craving intimacy while fearing/disliking romance are the textbook traits of an Aro. Definitely look into Aromanticism!

  • Miss Mongrel
    Miss Mongrel 10 दिन पहले +7

    As someone with a complicated set of labels, I'm gonna say I'm happy for you figuring yourself out Jaiden. I'm not a major fan of you, but as a casual I can way welcome to the self-discovery club.

  • The Blehic
    The Blehic दिन पहले +1

    I know im a bit late but i want to just say this, thank you Jaiden. I discover that the term Aromantic exists and well that i myself am Aromantic. Now finally after years of feeling like i was a broken human, and that my exisistence was wrong, can finally accept it. I can feel in peace with myself and more comfortable and thats help me a lot with a depression i have since middle school. Sad to know that now at my 24 years old life i wasted a lot of my time feeling like this but yeah its not something easy to understand. Im italian and here theres a non stop talking everywhere about romantic love, even more than usual, and its bothersome a lot, let alone confused me more and more as the years passed.
    Sorry if my english isn't great, i try my best, but i just want to thank you in some way ( Hoping that this comments will reach you ) and again i cant thank you enough for this and for a lot of your animation and stories too! Thank you.

  • Arielle Wasiak
    Arielle Wasiak 4 महीने पहले +2747

    Oh my God the "why are none of you attractive?!" being yelled in the room full of people killed me 😂😂😂😂😂

    • Saff GameZ
      Saff GameZ महीने पहले

      Wtf I'm Asexual Like really wtf

    • chips chris
      chips chris महीने पहले

      @Dougal Badger it works

    • W.t British gamer
      W.t British gamer 3 महीने पहले +1

      Out of the 2000 people that liked Thai comment I am the 9th person to comment

    • Xx_Frenchtoastcat222_xX
      Xx_Frenchtoastcat222_xX 3 महीने पहले

      ;D lolzers

    • Otto Oetting
      Otto Oetting 4 महीने पहले +2

      I know this is supposed to be an at least semi-serious video, but that made me laugh out loud.

  • Lessly
    Lessly 3 दिन पहले +13

    Why is there so much hate towards Jaiden just because of her orientation?, the controversy was so ridiculous

    • Vampirekid Gacha
      Vampirekid Gacha दिन पहले

      @Lessly u edited tho

    • Lessly
      Lessly 2 दिन पहले

      @MultiSuperGuide Yeap, thank you

    • MultiSuperGuide
      MultiSuperGuide 2 दिन पहले +1

      @Lessly It's fine, I figured that it wasn't your first language, just wanted to clear things up. You're welcome

    • Lessly
      Lessly 2 दिन पहले +1

      @MultiSuperGuide Oh sorry for that, English is not my first language, I didn't know that "his" is a masculine pronoun, equally thank you for the correction

    • MultiSuperGuide
      MultiSuperGuide 2 दिन पहले +1

      @Lessly You said "his orientation". Since Jaiden is a woman, it should be "her orientation"

  • Cursed_Homie
    Cursed_Homie 11 दिन पहले +10

    I ain’t aro-ace myself but I like the takes on here :>
    Really hammers the fact that you really don’t need a relationship to be happy ❤️

  • Caffeinated Pinkie
    Caffeinated Pinkie 9 दिन पहले +6

    I'm pretty late to this but honestly it really helped me feel validated and confirm what I had been thinking. I wasn't sure, but after several very failed relationships in which I never once felt romantic love or anything beyond them being a best friend, I'm pretty sure I'm aro. Literally everything you said in regards to being aro resonated with me so much and I have thought every single you said at some point in time. I'm honestly still not completely convinced romantic love is a real thing. Being aro but not ace was especially confusing to me since I would be attracted to someone and we'd be besties so it made me think maybe that was all there was to it. Apparently not, it would seem.
    Tldr thank you so much more making this, it's helped me feel a lot more comfortable in being aro.

  • Taiyoko-san
    Taiyoko-san 20 घंटे पहले +1

    This was so fun to watch. I’m Ace and I think BiRo, since I like the idea of being in a relationship though I’ve never really had crush on anyone yet, (I’m in high school) but so many of the things in this video was so relatable, like the love song one was literally me and you explained everything in such an fun way❤

  • DeeJayOkay
    DeeJayOkay 6 महीने पहले +1761

    I come back to the Adventure Time quote of "People get built different. We don't need to figure it out, we just need to respect it."
    Respect, Jaiden. Here's to a future filled with awesome games, fun people, and many, many more birbs.

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      1738... YAHHHHHHH 3 दिन पहले

      @Bixen 22 literally explained it multiple times. Lol..
      There is a re-upload of her bragging about doxxing the kid, look it up on INclips... It even was on a post on her subreddit... Brainless much?

    • Bixen 22
      Bixen 22 3 दिन पहले

      @1738... YAHHHHHHH source: "trust me bro"

    • 1738... YAHHHHHHH
      1738... YAHHHHHHH 2 महीने पहले

      @Zaido (Idk) Hey, Bud, I know you're a nine year old fanboy of Jaiden, but PEEP THE REPLY WHERE THE DUDE WANTED TO FIGHT LMAO. but of course some non-personality having person with (Idk) in their name wouldn't realize that I was speaking in response to him trying to fight... 🤡🤡🤡

    • Gamer_Cghlawn!
      Gamer_Cghlawn! 2 महीने पहले

      @Zaido (Idk) ok

    • Zaido (Idk)
      Zaido (Idk) 2 महीने पहले +1

      @Gamer_Cghlawn! btw, I came back here because I got the notifications you liked my comments

  • Yet AGOTI
    Yet AGOTI 11 दिन पहले +8

    Oh my goodness this was absolutely delightful. What a lovely and well-intended vid! Hope it helps someone!

  • Annexedcat
    Annexedcat 11 दिन पहले +6

    Thank you for taking the time to share your story and experience. I know how scary it is to put yourself out there, but the validity and representation really goes a long way. I wish I had this when I was growing up, especially from someone I look up to!

  • Jai Rasha
    Jai Rasha 17 घंटे पहले +2

    I'm not aromantic, just asexual and everyone has to drill you about the fact that you're married. Then when you explain that asexual does not equate to aromantic, they get all weird and judgmental

  • Tyler Joseph Schommer
    Tyler Joseph Schommer 6 दिन पहले +5

    My wife is ace. She is my best friend and I love her. We’ve talked about our differences many times and have come to understandings.

  • Owlphibia simp
    Owlphibia simp 29 दिन पहले +1080

    "That's not gay what the hell is that"
    That line was too funny

  • Mary J
    Mary J 2 दिन पहले +1

    Well for a starter i really actually unterstood whats going on in the mind of someone being Aroace. But i can totally relate to all that being not sure about all that stuff at first and not bring understood, just to clarify im Demi,Trans and Bisexual xD
    But honestly i probarly think we would get along very well xD

  • James Emerson
    James Emerson दिन पहले

    I always thought I was Pan, but this hit so hard to home. Trying to explain my lack of feeling or "connection" is so difficult. They always try to analyze me so much, but there is nothing there to anaylze (literally).
    This validated me so much! Thank you!

  • Becky Olesen
    Becky Olesen 10 दिन पहले +4

    ABSOLUTELY love that you are talking about this and shedding a light on aro-ace!!!! I felt so much of this growing up and didn't learn about asexuality until late high school and felt so much relief when I learned about it. I still haven't really figured out the romantic side of stuff for myself because I'm in a loving relationship with my husband, so I really don't know if I do actually have romantic attraction or not. But I do love him and would never not want to be married to him. But the statement of understanding aestetic attraction was literally my favorite point you made in this whole video! My best friend and I both learned we were asexual around the same time because we found out people actually weren't joking/exaggerating when they were explaining what you feel when you are sexually attracted to someone. I'm glad that someone with the influence that you do has come here to talk about it, even in general terms because more people need to know about this! Especially if they are someone like me (and you) that felt broken or wrong until they learned about it! I always felt so broken and left out when people were gushing over their crushes and what not. I used to also make up crushes to make people not think I was weird... I mean I am weird but not in that way haha. So thank you so much for making this video and sharing the wonderful world of aro-ace that we live in!

  • Aibach Esterchay
    Aibach Esterchay 13 घंटे पहले +1

    Jaiden is now certifiably the biggest chad to walk this earth. Most impressive...

  • Ray Narvaez Jr
    Ray Narvaez Jr 6 महीने पहले +78019

    Jaiden this is such a fantastic/important video! While it doesn't affect me directly I found it very entertaining and informative. I truly believe this is gonna help out a lot of people who may feel isolated and alone. Much respect to you for making this :)

    • kiryu kazuma
      kiryu kazuma 2 महीने पहले

      @Celsius he has a wife

    • Damien Lilard
      Damien Lilard 2 महीने पहले

      Could not care less

    • JYUSHIMATSU !!! ☆
      JYUSHIMATSU !!! ☆ 4 महीने पहले

      @QueenJulica [BEST VlDEOS ON YT] ok gacha kid

    • Dzon
      Dzon 4 महीने पहले

      Same

    • Eric Murotake
      Eric Murotake 4 महीने पहले

      Whoa, it's RAY!

  • Ace of Space
    Ace of Space 8 दिन पहले +10

    look, all i’m saying is, I always just thought I was to confident and shameless for society, turns out all I was is a higher form of being, an aces. there is a reason we are called ACES, cause we are the best.

  • Nicole M
    Nicole M 5 दिन पहले +1

    after watching this video, i not only realized i’m demisexual but that i’ve only had a few crushes in my entire life and, like jaiden said, the way i went about most of my “crushes” involved a lot of pros and cons too!
    thanks to this and my own research, this past pride month i came to realize i’m demi aroace 🧡💛🤍💙 thanks so much for this video jaiden!!

  • Tobias Calek
    Tobias Calek 11 दिन पहले +4

    As long as Jaiden has birds she’ll always know what it feels like to love. :) …..cuz birds are about as annoying n loving as a partner.

  • Triple seven trippin
    Triple seven trippin दिन पहले +2

    Thank you for making this jaiden this resonated alot with me and i thank you

  • Pablo Alegre Arnau
    Pablo Alegre Arnau 4 महीने पहले +3967

    James: Has a girlfriend
    Jaiden: Is aroace
    Fanfiction artists: Let's go ahead and ignore that

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    • A G O A T E A
      A G O A T E A 8 दिन पहले

      @TataraTrollingYT (turkish freedom war flashbacks)

    • Jason Armes
      Jason Armes 14 दिन पहले

      My lord pleaaassseee noooooo!!!!!!!

    • Vegan meatball
      Vegan meatball महीने पहले

      @All in One doesnt change the fact that james has A GIRLFRIEND

    • PixelatedRen
      PixelatedRen महीने पहले

      @All in One not in intimate ways either since they're aro-ace
      so it's a platonic way of loving i guess

  • Fie
    Fie 10 दिन पहले +4

    Oh God this is so relatable! I never had the phase where I thought I needed to be in a relationship, I just went blissfully unaware through all my school life, never having a crush or feeling the need to get intimate with someone else (this also meant I got really uncomfortable whenever someone admitted to having a crush on me, like I thought we were just chilling but I guess not). After finding out I was aroace it also helped me understand why I've always hated romance plots in books and movies, it just never appealed to me and now that I'm older I finally understand why

  • Adumb._.human1
    Adumb._.human1 8 दिन पहले +5

    I’m a nonbinary ace lesbian and have been watching you for a while, and when I stumbled apon this video, I got really happy.

  • Henry Juhala
    Henry Juhala 2 दिन पहले +1

    I’m not either one of those but I’m glad you made this video so people that are can understand it.

  • The Hob
    The Hob 6 दिन पहले +3

    Hmm, this is very useful actually when it comes to much of what you said, at least puts things into perspective. I was personally rather afraid of being preached to and this is not that at all. I would in fact describe it as educational using the medium of personal anecdotes. Top notch video take this like!

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  • memelord21 3
    memelord21 3 महीने पहले +4886

    Everyone else: I'm not in a relationship because I'm not attractive
    Jaiden: I'm not in a relationship because everyone else isn't attractive

    • Boku
      Boku 6 दिन पहले

      @5 Mile Macc Oh, hello again. Back with the same crap that it's a matter of age. Please find statistics thank you.

    • message me on telegram 👉MYSTIC170
      message me on telegram 👉MYSTIC170 7 दिन पहले

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    • Fuffo
      Fuffo 7 दिन पहले

      @Lami like your mom

    • K0rF3oN
      K0rF3oN 8 दिन पहले

      Me: I am not in a relationship because I have never felt the *need* to

    • entity
      entity 9 दिन पहले

      @5 Mile Macc What? I’m not gonna ask/say more but thats not what a psychopath is?!?!?!?!

  • Cat Angel
    Cat Angel दिन पहले +1

    This video really speak to me. I have been wonder for a long time about my sexual orientation, and now i think i have my answer. Thank you Jaiden for making this video.

  • Amro Amro
    Amro Amro 3 दिन पहले +1

    Jaiden, I’m happy to meet another person. Kudos and thanks for sharing

  • cat
    cat 13 घंटे पहले +3


    Holy shit.
    𓁺 thought that everyone felt like that.

  • Singleplayer
    Singleplayer 14 दिन पहले +18

    “Why are none of you attractive”
    that is very accurate

  • Dragon Fire
    Dragon Fire 6 महीने पहले +8978

    I’m not aromantic but i agree with the not-getting-why-being-just-friends-is-a-bad-thing point. Friendship rocks. No kisses i suppose, but still great
    Edit: this was not meant to cover every situation or be seen by many people at all, agh! I totally understand it being extremely painful when someone you have deep romantic feelings for doesn’t share them! I do think sometimes friendships, particularly male-female friendships, aren’t appreciated enough on their own unless they have the possibility of leading to a relationship. I was more trying to refer to that concept, though I realize I didn’t make that clear. I was sort of imagining a low-stakes situation of an acquaintance shooting their shot with another acquaintance (which could also be scary or embarrassing depending on the individual situation of course, but I figure it could also turn into a friendship if the awkwardness was surmountable). If you were rejected by someone you had romantic feelings for, I promise I’m not trying to dismiss that hurt, this comment was not meant to be universally applicable! And ending a friendship because it’s painful or awkward for this reason is absolutely not inherently a bad choice.
    Edit part 2: rewatching the video, I think I also should have phrased the sentence as understanding a feeling rather than agreeing with a point.

    • Alexisme
      Alexisme 25 दिन पहले

      Bro wrote a pointless book 💀

    • Cresencio Zachary
      Cresencio Zachary महीने पहले

      ​@Hello There i dont think its unnatural that people would want to place higher value in romance, because you get to have a "special" someone or be the special someone of someone else the times you spend with them feels more special, most of the time its uncontrollable, people have "types" those they prefer but you dont get to chose who it is because that's just the surprises of life, i think that's why people really yearn for that, but i think it because *can* relate to it so keep in mind the difference in perspective

    • Dragon Fire
      Dragon Fire 3 महीने पहले

      @Wyhoot i was tired

    • Dragon Fire
      Dragon Fire 3 महीने पहले

      @samm I added an edit hopefully clarifying. I feel like this reply is kind of assuming bad faith and maybe overly mean, but also I didn’t word my comment particularly well so that’s at least partially on me. If someone had a crush on me that I didn’t reciprocate, I would not expect them not to be hurt by that. I was trying to refer more towards cultural attitudes towards being friends over dating in general

    • CheshireTerror
      CheshireTerror 3 महीने पहले

      @Dragon Fire it was also probably much easier for me because he lives in France. And I’m Canadian

  • NinjaGardenGnome
    NinjaGardenGnome 6 दिन पहले +6

    Seeing this - at the age of 29, has actually made me kind of think about and understand marginally more about myself.
    You'll likely never see this, but on the off chance you do - Thank you for making and sharing this, Jaiden.

    • Q
      Q 6 दिन पहले

      Oh shut up also idk what are you saying

  • Kraken Latte
    Kraken Latte 8 दिन पहले +2

    Enlightening! Now I know what to call myself. Thank you for sharing! It's nice to hear someone else who feels the way I do. I've also been told my whole life about how broken or messed up I am because I don't have (and never have been in) a relationship--and don't want one. It's even worse when I keep getting told "oh, you'll want one someday! And then you'll want kids too! You'll feel too broken and incomplete!" and I just don't.
    I just wish people would stop assuming EVERYONE *needs* to have intimacy/romance in their life to be happy and that it's sad/pathetic when they don't. I'm quite happy with snuggling my pets, chilling with my best friend, working, and leaving it at that.

  • Lancoon
    Lancoon 15 घंटे पहले +1

    What a great video. Funny, informative and touching. I also think beyond the spectrums, it talks about the very real difficulties of assumed normalized sexuality. I'm only slightly outside "normal" and I was still confused as hell growing up because if I didn't like what society said I should, so therefor something was wrong with me. Nice to know other people made confusing assumptions aboutthemselves.