Here are words that describe the different ways humans can be attracted to each other.
In alphabetical order:
Aesthetic Attraction: Getting pleasure from the appearance of a specific person.
Caed- or Caedo- A feeling that one was previously able to experience a particular kind of attraction, but that ability was lost due to trauma or other negative events.
Platonic Attraction: The desire to have a platonic (love or friendship, not sexual) relationship with a specific person.
Romantic Attraction: A desire to have what is considered a romantic (filled with love and romance) relationship with a specific person.
Sensual Attraction: A desire for physical contact (sensual touch); as in hugs, kisses, sexual pleasure, etc., with a specific person.
Sexual Attraction: A desire involving the genitals, as in sex, with a specific person.
Uniattraction: Feeling attraction towards one person and one person only for advanced periods of time or one’s whole lifetime. You are attracted to them regardless of their gender/sexuality/changing appearance etc.
Uniattraction: Feeling attraction towards one person and one person only for advanced periods of time or one’s whole lifetime. You are attracted to them regardless of their gender/orientation/changing appearance etc. Note: There’s a difference between attraction and love. You can be attracted to someone and not love them (or have similar feelings) and you can love someone without being attracted to them. You can straight up hate someone’s guts but feel physical attraction to them.
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