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23rd Jun '17 2:18:21 PM NNinja
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* ''VisualNovel/ZeroEscape'' series: Whether she's nine, twenty-one, or seventy, Akane only has romantic feelings towards Junpei [[spoiler:though she mostly ignores them in order to concentrate on her work]]. It's implied in ''VLR'' that, even after they were estranged for decades, she still planned to [[spoiler:to travel back in time eventually so she could properly be with him]].

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* ''VisualNovel/ZeroEscape'' series: Whether she's nine, twelve, twenty-one, or seventy, Akane only has romantic feelings towards Junpei [[spoiler:though she mostly ignores them in order to concentrate on her work]]. It's implied in ''VLR'' that, even after they were estranged for decades, she still planned to [[spoiler:to travel back in time eventually so she could properly be with him]].
22nd Jun '17 12:39:26 AM ultimomant
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* Shirai Kuroko from ''Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun'' is obviously Onee-sama-sexual, she doesn't even look anywhere else! It might be more accurate to say that she's Misaka-sexual, since she also thought Mikoto's mother was a hottie. Let's just pray she never finds out about the ''thousands of clones''… [[spoiler:Even after having her memories of Mikoto removed her heart starts pounding and she begins blushing at the mere sight of her.]]

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* Shirai Kuroko from ''Manga/ACertainScientificRailgun'' is obviously Onee-sama-sexual, she doesn't even look anywhere else! It might be more accurate to say that she's Misaka-sexual, since she also thought Mikoto's mother was a hottie. Let's just pray she never finds out about the ''thousands of clones''… [[spoiler:Even after having her memories of Mikoto removed removed, her heart starts pounding and she begins blushing at the mere sight of her.]]



* ''Fanfic/TheBridge'': Monster X's SuperPoweredEvilSide Kaizer Ghidorah will only ever love one being, their wife Controller 011. Since she is dead, Kaizer cares for no one. Hundreds of years after 011's death, when X and Aria Blaze start falling in love, Kaizer is unable to accept it and hates both of them.

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Monster X's SuperPoweredEvilSide Kaizer Ghidorah will only ever love one being, their wife Controller 011. Since she is dead, Kaizer cares for no one. Hundreds of years after 011's death, when X and Aria Blaze start falling in love, Kaizer is unable to accept it and hates both of them.them.
** Godzilla Junior has never felt attraction or arousal until he met Princess Luna, and even afterwards only feels it with her. Queen Maui speculates it's because certain birds and reptiles mate for life.
18th Jun '17 5:22:04 PM deercliff
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* Julian Blackthorn from ''Literature/TheDarkArtifices'' doesn't have eyes for anyone except Emma, to the point he was confused as a young teen when he didn't experience attraction to other girls.
18th Jun '17 3:05:34 PM BillieJoe04
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* Probably [[spoiler: Alison]] from ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'' could be considered this since [[spoiler: she said she never really loved anyone except Emily]]
1st Jun '17 11:02:30 PM mouschilight
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** In spite of the ShipTease she had with Naruto ([[ShipSinking until Chapter 469]]), [[{{Tsundere}} Sakura]] only ever had romantic feelings for [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Sasuke]]. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and having a daughter with him]].

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** In spite of the ShipTease she had with Naruto ([[ShipSinking until Chapter 469]]), [[{{Tsundere}} Sakura]] only ever had has romantic feelings for [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Sasuke]]. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and having a daughter with him]].
1st Jun '17 11:00:01 PM mouschilight
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** Throughout the entire manga (and even more so in the anime), Hinata Hyuga only ever loves Naruto Uzumaki. Her drive to get stronger and improve herself primarily stems from her desire to always be by his side. [[spoiler: This works out for her, as [[LoveRevelationEpiphany he realizes his love for her]] in ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'', and they are HappilyMarried with a son and a daughter at the end of the movie and in the epilogue]].
** Similarly, [[{{Tsundere}} Karin]], Sasuke Uchiha's second female teammate, is shown to be entirely Sasuke-sexual. [[spoiler: Unlike the above example, though, Karin does not end up with him, since Sasuke marries [[FirstGirlWins Sakura, his first female teammate]], instead]].

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** Throughout the entire manga (and even more so in the anime), Hinata Hyuga [[NiceGirl Hinata]] only ever loves Naruto Uzumaki. [[TheHero Naruto]]. Her drive to get become stronger and improve herself primarily stems from her desire to always be by his side. [[spoiler: This works out for her, as [[LoveRevelationEpiphany he realizes his love for her]] in ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'', and they are HappilyMarried with a son and a daughter at the end of the movie and in the epilogue]].
** Similarly, [[{{Tsundere}} Karin]], Sasuke Uchiha's second female teammate, is shown to be entirely Sasuke-sexual. [[spoiler: Unlike [[spoiler:Unlike the above example, though, Karin does not end up with him, since Sasuke marries [[FirstGirlWins Sakura, his first female teammate]], instead]].



** In spite of the ShipTease she had with Naruto ([[ShipSinking until Chapter 469]]) Sakura only ever had eyes for Sasuke. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and having a daughter with him]].

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** In spite of the ShipTease she had with Naruto ([[ShipSinking until Chapter 469]]) Sakura 469]]), [[{{Tsundere}} Sakura]] only ever had eyes romantic feelings for Sasuke.[[AllGirlsWantBadBoys Sasuke]]. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and having a daughter with him]].
1st Jun '17 10:56:50 PM mouschilight
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** Throughout the entire manga (and even more so in the anime), Hinata Hyuga only ever loves Naruto Uzumaki. Her drive to get stronger and improve herself primarily stems from her desire to always be by his side. [[spoiler: This works out for her, as [[LoveRevelationEpiphany he realizes his love for her]] in ''[[Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie The Last]]'', and they are HappilyMarried with a son and a daughter at the end of the movie and in the epilogue]].

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** Throughout the entire manga (and even more so in the anime), Hinata Hyuga only ever loves Naruto Uzumaki. Her drive to get stronger and improve herself primarily stems from her desire to always be by his side. [[spoiler: This works out for her, as [[LoveRevelationEpiphany he realizes his love for her]] in ''[[Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie The Last]]'', ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'', and they are HappilyMarried with a son and a daughter at the end of the movie and in the epilogue]].
1st Jun '17 10:53:15 PM mouschilight
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** Throughout the entire manga (and even more so in the anime), Hinata Hyuga only ever loves Naruto Uzumaki. Her drive to get stronger and improve herself primarily stems from her desire to always be by his side. [[spoiler: This works out for her, as [[LoveRevelationEpiphany he realizes the true nature of his own feelings for her]] in ''[[Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie The Last]]'', and they are HappilyMarried in the epilogue.]]
** Similarly, [[{{Tsundere}} Karin]], Sasuke Uchiha's second female teammate, is shown to be entirely Sasuke-sexual. [[spoiler: Unlike the above example, though, Karin does not end up with him, since Sasuke marries Sakura, his first female teammate, instead.]]

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** Throughout the entire manga (and even more so in the anime), Hinata Hyuga only ever loves Naruto Uzumaki. Her drive to get stronger and improve herself primarily stems from her desire to always be by his side. [[spoiler: This works out for her, as [[LoveRevelationEpiphany he realizes the true nature of his own feelings love for her]] in ''[[Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie The Last]]'', and they are HappilyMarried with a son and a daughter at the end of the movie and in the epilogue.]]
epilogue]].
** Similarly, [[{{Tsundere}} Karin]], Sasuke Uchiha's second female teammate, is shown to be entirely Sasuke-sexual. [[spoiler: Unlike the above example, though, Karin does not end up with him, since Sasuke marries [[FirstGirlWins Sakura, his first female teammate, instead.]]teammate]], instead]].



** In spite of all the ShipTease she had with Naruto, Sakura only ever had eyes for Sasuke. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and bearing his child.]]

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** In spite of all the ShipTease she had with Naruto, Naruto ([[ShipSinking until Chapter 469]]) Sakura only ever had eyes for Sasuke. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and bearing his child.]]having a daughter with him]].
25th May '17 10:35:58 AM merotoker
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* Guy and [[TheBeautifulElite Iason]] from ''LightNovel/AiNoKusabi'' are this for Riki. However, Iason is quite literally Riki-sexual. All of the other Elites are {{Asexual}} except for him who develops lust and then love for Riki.

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* Guy and [[TheBeautifulElite Iason]] from ''LightNovel/AiNoKusabi'' are this for Riki. However, Iason is quite literally Riki-sexual. All of the other Elites are {{Asexual}} {{asexual|ity}} except for him who develops lust and then love for Riki.



** Holy Roman Empire is Ita-sexual. [[spoiler:Some fans will tell you this doesn't count because of the Germany-is-HRE theory, making this a double-submisson.]] If I recall correctly:

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** Holy Roman Empire is Ita-sexual. [[spoiler:Some fans will tell you this doesn't count because of the Germany-is-HRE theory, making this a double-submisson.]] If I recall correctly:double-submission.]]



* From all indications, Firo from ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'' seems to be Ennis-sexual, despite the fact that she [[ArtificialHuman takes a long time]] [[{{Asexual}} to catch on]]. Though they're both immortal and have plenty of time, there's still something to be said for the fact that Firo waited ''fifty years'' for her to agree to marriage, and though they're now living together hasn't tried anything.

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* From all indications, Firo from ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'' seems to be Ennis-sexual, despite the fact that she [[ArtificialHuman takes a long time]] [[{{Asexual}} [[{{Asexuality}} to catch on]]. Though they're both immortal and have plenty of time, there's still something to be said for the fact that Firo waited ''fifty years'' for her to agree to marriage, and though they're now living together hasn't tried anything.



* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'''s Shinra is a very vocal Celty-sexual, claiming that, were she not to exist, he would probably be {{asexual}}. Celty, for her part, is worried that he might be [[HeadlessHorseman Dullahan]]-[[NightmareFetishist sexual]], and dreads another one showing up and stealing him away.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'''s Shinra is a very vocal Celty-sexual, claiming that, were she not to exist, he would probably be {{asexual}}.{{asexual|ity}}. Celty, for her part, is worried that he might be [[HeadlessHorseman Dullahan]]-[[NightmareFetishist sexual]], and dreads another one showing up and stealing him away.



* In ''Manga/HanaKimi'', Nakao stated to Ashiya Mizuki that he wasn't actually gay, he just had a SingleTargetSexuality for Nanba Minami.

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* In ''Manga/HanaKimi'', Nakao stated to Ashiya Mizuki that he wasn't actually gay, he just had a SingleTargetSexuality this for Nanba Minami.



* In the BoysLove ''Manga/JunjouRomantica'', all the couples are like this in some shape or form, but the straightest example would be [[StalkerWithACrush Shinobu]], who remained in love with Miyagi even when the latter married (and later divorced) his sister and didn't let that, [[MayDecemberRomance the age-gap]], the fact that he works for his father, or even the fact that Miyagi [[TheMourningAfter still held a candle for his dead teacher]] stop him from trying to get him.

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* In the BoysLove YaoiGenre ''Manga/JunjouRomantica'', all the couples are like this in some shape or form, but the straightest example would be [[StalkerWithACrush Shinobu]], who remained in love with Miyagi even when the latter married (and later divorced) his sister and didn't let that, [[MayDecemberRomance the age-gap]], the fact that he works for his father, or even the fact that Miyagi [[TheMourningAfter still held a candle for his dead teacher]] stop him from trying to get him.



** We also have, to a slightly lesser extent, Fate T. Harlaown towards Nanoha. While [[BrokenBase it's arguably if Nanoha herself counts]] (after all she did show some ShipTease moments with Yuuno in the first few season [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome before he was chucked]]) Fate's feelings seem a lot more clear. She only ever seems to show any romantic signs to Nanoha (to the point that she's often [[{{Flanderisation}} flanderised]] into a full blown PsychoLesbian in some omakes) and, according to WordOfGay, eventually ended up [[VictoriousChildhoodFriend in a relationship]] with her off-screen.

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** We also have, to a slightly lesser extent, Fate T. Harlaown towards Nanoha. While [[BrokenBase it's arguably if Nanoha herself counts]] (after all she did show some ShipTease moments with Yuuno in the first few season [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome before he was chucked]]) Fate's feelings seem a lot more clear. She only ever seems to show any romantic signs to Nanoha (to the point that she's often [[{{Flanderisation}} flanderised]] {{flanderiz|ation}}ed into a full blown PsychoLesbian in some omakes) and, according to WordOfGay, eventually ended up [[VictoriousChildhoodFriend in a relationship]] with her off-screen.



** Obito Uchiha only ever loves his teammate, Rin Nohara, [[AllLoveIsUnrequited even though she loves their other teammate Kakashi]]; [[spoiler:after her death, he becomes a victim of [[LoveMakesYouCrazy Love Makes You Crazy]].]]
** In spite of all the ShipTease she had with Naruto, Sakura only ever had eyes for Sasuke. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and bearing his child]].

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** Obito Uchiha only ever loves his teammate, Rin Nohara, [[AllLoveIsUnrequited even though she loves their other teammate Kakashi]]; [[spoiler:after her death, he becomes a victim of [[LoveMakesYouCrazy Love Makes You Crazy]].]]
Crazy]]]].
** In spite of all the ShipTease she had with Naruto, Sakura only ever had eyes for Sasuke. [[spoiler:She ends up marrying him and bearing his child]].child.]]



** At the end of the manga, [[spoiler:she momentarily seems to switch from Masato to her actual childhood friend.]]

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** At the end of the manga, [[spoiler:she momentarily seems to switch from Masato to her actual childhood friend.]]friend]].



* It could be easily argued that Harima Kenji from ''Manga/SchoolRumble'' is "100% Tenma-sexual" because despite the fact that babes like the [[HelloNurse Hot School Nurse]] Anegasaki Tae, [[YamatoNadeshiko the traditional Japanese girl]] Tsukamoto Yakumo and [[TheOjou the rich, beautiful]], [[{{Tsundere}} somewhat temperamental]] [[ButNotTooForeign half-Japanese]] Sawachika Eri all showing degrees of interest in him, he still only has eyes for Tenma, who unfortunately for him is very much a "100% Karasuma-sexual".

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* It could be easily argued that Harima Kenji from ''Manga/SchoolRumble'' is "100% Tenma-sexual" because despite the fact that babes like the [[HelloNurse Hot School Nurse]] Anegasaki Tae, [[YamatoNadeshiko the traditional Japanese girl]] Tsukamoto Yakumo and [[TheOjou [[{{Ojou}} the rich, beautiful]], [[{{Tsundere}} somewhat temperamental]] [[ButNotTooForeign half-Japanese]] Sawachika Eri all showing degrees of interest in him, he still only has eyes for Tenma, who unfortunately for him is very much a "100% Karasuma-sexual".



* Fandom has described Subaru in ''Manga/{{X1999}}'' and ''Manga/TokyoBabylon'' as "Seishirou-sexual" and vice versa, though it's pretty common for Creator/{{CLAMP}} characters to pick one person and stay with him or her for their entire life.

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* Fandom has described Subaru in ''Manga/{{X1999}}'' ''Manga/{{X 1999}}'' and ''Manga/TokyoBabylon'' as "Seishirou-sexual" and vice versa, though it's pretty common for Creator/{{CLAMP}} characters to pick one person and stay with him or her for their entire life.



* Robot example: Mirage of ''Anime/TransformersEnergon''. He outright moons over Galvatron to the bemusement of his comrades and at one point transformers and pirouettes [[http://tfwiki.net/w2/images2/3/3d/Gayforgalvatron.jpg while surrounded by a glowing pink heart.]] At the end of the series, [[spoiler:he dives into the sun to follow Galvatron, presumably to his death.]]

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* Robot example: Mirage of ''Anime/TransformersEnergon''. He outright moons over Galvatron to the bemusement of his comrades and at one point transformers and pirouettes [[http://tfwiki.net/w2/images2/3/3d/Gayforgalvatron.jpg while surrounded by a glowing pink heart.]] At the end of the series, [[spoiler:he dives into the sun to follow Galvatron, presumably to his death.]]death]].



* Illsaide from ''Manga/VampireGame'' seems very much to be this way towards Ci Xeneth's princess Falan, even after [[spoiler: it's discovered that he's her half-brother via her father Jened and the Lord of the Sea's daughter, making him half sea monster as well.]]

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* Illsaide from ''Manga/VampireGame'' seems very much to be this way towards Ci Xeneth's princess Falan, even after [[spoiler: it's discovered that he's her half-brother via her father Jened and the Lord of the Sea's daughter, making him half sea monster as well.]]well]].



* Watanuki in ''Manga/XXXHolic'' has this for Himawari. That mixed with a healthy dose of being utterly [[ObliviousToLove oblivious to love]] means he's never even considered looking at anyone else.

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* Watanuki in ''Manga/XXXHolic'' ''Manga/{{xxxHOLiC}}'' has this for Himawari. That mixed with a healthy dose of being utterly [[ObliviousToLove oblivious to love]] means he's never even considered looking at anyone else.



* A lot of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' fanfics portray Kyle as being [[{{Slash}} Stan-o-sexual]]. Yes, really.

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* A lot of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' fanfics portray Kyle as being [[{{Slash}} [[SlashFic Stan-o-sexual]]. Yes, really.



** Fans of Austria, Hungary, and/or Prussia have a ''lot'' of fun with this one. Depending on shipping preferences, Hungary and Prussia have always loved each other and her marriage to Austria was a loveless political union, Hungary and Austria only love each other, even after their divorce, or even Austria and Prussia only have eyes for each other. Plenty of fans just avoid the issue by saying that Prussia/Austria/Hungary are only interested in each other, going for a {{OT3}}.

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** Fans of Austria, Hungary, and/or Prussia have a ''lot'' of fun with this one. Depending on shipping preferences, Hungary and Prussia have always loved each other and her marriage to Austria was a loveless political union, Hungary and Austria only love each other, even after their divorce, or even Austria and Prussia only have eyes for each other. Plenty of fans just avoid the issue by saying that Prussia/Austria/Hungary are only interested in each other, going for a {{OT3}}.[[OneTrueThreesome OT3]].



* As noted in the WesternAnimation section, this was popular {{fanon}} concerning the [[PhysicalGod Avatar]] in the world of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''...until it was offically {{jossed}} when [[AmicableExes Korra and Mako broke up]] and [[SecondLove Korra moved on]]. Now, it's popular fanon that Book 3's ArcVillain [[EnlightenedAntagonist Zaheer]]—in keeping with his StraightEdgeEvil tendencies—only ever had eyes for his [[StatuesqueStunner towering]] and [[TheBrute scary]] [[UnholyMatrimony girlfriend]][=/=][[TheDragon ostensible second-in-command]] P'Li.

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* As noted in the WesternAnimation section, this was popular {{fanon}} concerning the [[PhysicalGod Avatar]] in the world of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''...until it was offically officially {{jossed}} when [[AmicableExes Korra and Mako broke up]] and [[SecondLove Korra moved on]]. Now, it's popular fanon that Book 3's ArcVillain [[EnlightenedAntagonist Zaheer]]—in keeping with his StraightEdgeEvil tendencies—only ever had eyes for his [[StatuesqueStunner towering]] and [[TheBrute scary]] [[UnholyMatrimony girlfriend]][=/=][[TheDragon ostensible second-in-command]] P'Li.






* Edward Bloom of ''Film/BigFish'' for his wife. As the UnluckyChildhoodFriend says of him: "For Edward, there are only two women in the world. His wife, and everybody else."

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* Edward Bloom of ''Film/BigFish'' for his wife. As the UnluckyChildhoodFriend [[ChildhoodFriendRomance Unlucky Childhood Friend]] says of him: "For Edward, there are only two women in the world. His wife, and everybody else."



* Played with in ''Predestination'', where the only person our hero ever loves [[spoiler: is his/her time-traveling self.]]

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* Played with in ''Predestination'', where the only person our hero ever loves [[spoiler: is his/her time-traveling self.]]self]].



* This is one [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation possible interpretation]] of ''Film/TheFortyYearOldVirgin''. After failing to lose his virginity as a young man he was essentially {{Asexual}} for over twenty years. He demonstrates no attraction to the women his friends try to set him up with and isn't aroused by pornography (he apparently hasn't even masturbated in decades). He only appears interested in his eventual wife.

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* This is one [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation possible interpretation]] of ''Film/TheFortyYearOldVirgin''. After failing to lose his virginity as a young man he was essentially {{Asexual}} {{asexual|ity}} for over twenty years. He demonstrates no attraction to the women his friends try to set him up with and isn't aroused by pornography (he apparently hasn't even masturbated in decades). He only appears interested in his eventual wife.



* Peter Parker in Creator/SamRaimi's ''Film/SpiderManTrilogy''. While the Peter Parker of the comics has had relationships with several women, in the film version he's stated to have had a crush on Mary Jane since early grade school and never showed interest in anyone else. Even the time he went on a date with gorgeous Gwen Stacy was to make MJ jealous and he was under a corrupting alien influence at the time.
* Anakin from ''Franchise/StarWars'' was in love with Padmé since [[PrecociousCrush he was nine]], and his love never weakened, even though they didn't meet for ten years after ''Film/ThePhantomMenace''. Even as Darth Vader, he never showed interest in any other people (though that's probably largely because [[EvilCannotComprehendGood he was so focused]] on [[MarriedToTheJob being Darth Vader]].)
** Of course, we also don't know [[NightmareFuel how much]] that [[KillItWithFire lava]] [[GroinAttack damaged his]]… [[UnusualEuphemism bathing suit area]], or whether it got repaired at all, so it might be that he's no longer... capable.

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* Peter Parker in Creator/SamRaimi's ''Film/SpiderManTrilogy''. While the Peter Parker of the comics has had relationships with several women, in the film version he's stated to have had a crush on Mary Jane since early grade school and never showed interest in anyone else. Even the time he went on a date with gorgeous Gwen Stacy [[OperationJealousy was to make MJ jealous jealous]] and he was under a corrupting alien influence at the time.
* Anakin from ''Franchise/StarWars'' was in love with Padmé since [[PrecociousCrush he was nine]], and his love never weakened, even though they didn't meet for ten years after ''Film/ThePhantomMenace''. Even as Darth Vader, he never showed interest in any other people (though that's probably largely because [[EvilCannotComprehendGood he was so focused]] on [[MarriedToTheJob being Darth Vader]].)
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) Of course, we also don't know [[NightmareFuel how much]] that [[KillItWithFire lava]] [[GroinAttack damaged his]]… [[UnusualEuphemism bathing suit area]], or whether it got repaired at all, so it might be that he's no longer... capable.



** Since childhood, Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish has been infatuated with Catelyn Stark, and it's heavily implied that [[LoveMakesYouCrazy her rejection drove him to insanity]]. ([[spoiler:He kicks off a brutal civil war [[IfICantHaveYou just because he couldn't have her for himself]].]]) [[spoiler: Even after her death]] he is still unable to get over her and has transferred his feelings onto [[ReplacementGoldfish Cat's daughter, Sansa]].

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** Since childhood, Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish has been infatuated with Catelyn Stark, and it's heavily implied that [[LoveMakesYouCrazy her rejection drove him to insanity]]. ([[spoiler:He kicks off a brutal civil war [[IfICantHaveYou just because he couldn't have her for himself]].]]) himself]]]].) [[spoiler: Even after her death]] he is still unable to get over her and has transferred his feelings onto [[ReplacementGoldfish Cat's daughter, Sansa]].



** Severus Snape [[spoiler:has never gotten over his devotion to his childhood friend Lily Evans, even decades after she broke off their friendship. In fact, if it hadn't been her Voldemort killed, he would never have made his HeelFaceTurn.]]

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** Severus Snape [[spoiler:has never gotten over his devotion to his childhood friend Lily Evans, even decades after she broke off their friendship. In fact, if it hadn't been her Voldemort killed, he would never have made his HeelFaceTurn.]]HeelFaceTurn]].



** Justine is Thomas-sexual. However, [[spoiler:this is originally less about love and more about the fact that an EmotionEater is about the only thing that can keep her mental illness under control. And while they finally admit they're in love later… well, Thomas is a White Court vampire, so ThePowerOfLove ''burns'' him. Ouch, StarCrossedLovers. Although Justine eventually realizes her Thomas-sexuality can be used a solution to that particular issue.]]

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** Justine is Thomas-sexual. However, [[spoiler:this is originally less about love and more about the fact that an EmotionEater is about the only thing that can keep her mental illness under control. And while they finally admit they're in love later… well, Thomas is a White Court vampire, so ThePowerOfLove ''burns'' him. Ouch, StarCrossedLovers. Although Justine eventually realizes her Thomas-sexuality can be used a solution to that particular issue.]]issue]].



* Alec in Lynn Flewelling's {{Nightrunner}}s--he has quite a narrowed taste. Before he and Seregil achieve the OfficialCouple level he sleeps only with women (one precisely) who remind him of Seregil. If you're not dark brunette, slender and blessed with a face that at least vaguely resembles Seregil you either stand no chance--or you need magic to get into Alec's pants.

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* Alec in Lynn Flewelling's {{Nightrunner}}s--he Literature/{{Nightrunner}}s--he has quite a narrowed taste. Before he and Seregil achieve the OfficialCouple level he sleeps only with women (one precisely) who remind him of Seregil. If you're not dark brunette, slender and blessed with a face that at least vaguely resembles Seregil you either stand no chance--or you need magic to get into Alec's pants.



* The [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Kantri]] of Literature/TalesOfKolmar tend to be like this since they mate for life. One fell in love with a human [[InterspeciesRomance despite the species barrier]], and although he'd have been happy to see her as another Kantri, he found her beautiful despite the strange form. Conveniently he ends up [[HumanityEnsues human]]. In a later book Will is sought after by many women, but finds this annoying and only has eyes for Aral.

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* The [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Kantri]] of Literature/TalesOfKolmar ''Literature/TalesOfKolmar'' tend to be like this since they mate for life. One fell in love with a human [[InterspeciesRomance despite the species barrier]], and although he'd have been happy to see her as another Kantri, he found her beautiful despite the strange form. Conveniently he ends up [[HumanityEnsues human]]. In a later book Will is sought after by many women, but finds this annoying and only has eyes for Aral.



*** Vanyel is ''definitely'' this trope. Until Stefen shows up, his OneTrueLove has always been Tylendel, his [[FirstEpisodeSpoiler deceased first lover]]. In the intervening twenty or so years between ''Magic's Pawn'' and ''Magic's Price'', the books indicate he's had only a handful of lovers -- several of which were women who wanted to get pregnant but for whatever reason couldn't ([[spoiler:One of whom was the Queen. The King was sterile.]]) It's heavily implied that [[spoiler:Stefen was the reincarnation of Tylendel. ''Vanyel is so 'Lendel-sexual that he only falls in love again when the object of his attraction is reincarnated''.]] That's dedication.

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*** Vanyel is ''definitely'' this trope. Until Stefen shows up, his OneTrueLove has always been Tylendel, his [[FirstEpisodeSpoiler deceased first lover]]. In the intervening twenty or so years between ''Magic's Pawn'' and ''Magic's Price'', the books indicate he's had only a handful of lovers -- several of which were women who wanted to get pregnant but for whatever reason couldn't ([[spoiler:One of whom was the Queen. The King was sterile.]]) It's heavily implied that [[spoiler:Stefen was the reincarnation of Tylendel. ''Vanyel is so 'Lendel-sexual that he only falls in love again when the object of his attraction is reincarnated''.]] reincarnated'']]. That's dedication.



* In the [[MalazanBookOfTheFallen Malazan]] book ''Literature/MemoriesOfIce'' Detoran is Hedge-sexual. She does drag someone else into the bushes at one point but it's implied to be out of frustration because Hedge keeps running away from her affections; said affections being that she's in the habit of [[{{Yandere}} beating Hedge senseless and THEN dragging him into the bushes]].

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* In the [[MalazanBookOfTheFallen Malazan]] Literature/{{Malazan|BookOfTheFallen}} book ''Literature/MemoriesOfIce'' Detoran is Hedge-sexual. She does drag someone else into the bushes at one point but it's implied to be out of frustration because Hedge keeps running away from her affections; said affections being that she's in the habit of [[{{Yandere}} beating Hedge senseless and THEN dragging him into the bushes]].



* In ''TheWatchmakerOfFiligreeStreet'', [[spoiler:Mori only shows interest in Thaniel, and has been waiting to meet him for at least ten years.]]

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* In ''TheWatchmakerOfFiligreeStreet'', ''Literature/TheWatchmakerOfFiligreeStreet'', [[spoiler:Mori only shows interest in Thaniel, and has been waiting to meet him for at least ten years.]]years]].



* Although he once speaks of having had other girlfriends, Ned from ''Series/PushingDaisies'' only has eyes for Chuck, at one point telling her plainly that she's the only one for him. It's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in "Smell of Success":

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* Although he once speaks of having had other girlfriends, Ned from ''Series/PushingDaisies'' only has eyes for Chuck, at one point telling her plainly that she's the only one for him. It's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in "Smell of Success":



* ''Series/{{Oz}}'''s Chris Keller is very much [[HoYay Beecher-sexual]].
** And Ryan is Dr. Nathan-sexual. [[StalkerWithACrush To a very]] creepy [[{{Yandere}} extreme]].

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* ''Series/{{Oz}}'''s ''Series/{{Oz}}''
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Chris Keller is very much [[HoYay Beecher-sexual]].
** And Ryan is Dr. Nathan-sexual. [[StalkerWithACrush To a very]] creepy [[{{Yandere}} extreme]].



* Willow from ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer,'' a lesbian, comments that she didn't first discover herself attracted to "women," but to one "woman"--her first girlfriend, Tara. (Indeed, some fans were a bit annoyed at first by their relationship, as before this Willow had always been shown attracted to men.) After Tara's death, Willow eventually shows attraction to other women and gets a new girlfriend.
** Another odd example with the same character: one episode features a boy who has a magical jacket which causes any woman who sees him wearing it to fall madly in love with him. And it '''does''' work on Willow, too, leading to several amusing jokes when she and the other girls start fighting over him.

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* Willow from ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer,'' a lesbian, comments that she didn't first discover herself attracted to "women," but to one "woman"--her first girlfriend, Tara. (Indeed, some fans were a bit annoyed at first by their relationship, as before this Willow had always been shown attracted to men.) After Tara's death, Willow eventually shows attraction to other women and gets a new girlfriend.
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girlfriend. Another odd example with the same character: one episode features a boy who has a magical jacket which causes any woman who sees him wearing it to fall madly in love with him. And it '''does''' work on Willow, too, leading to several amusing jokes when she and the other girls start fighting over him.



* Not ''quite'' present with Series/{{Monk}}, as he has been attracted to a few women, and is technically probably [[{{Asexuality}} asexual]], but he still considers himself married even though his wife is dead, and the idea of actually being interested in another woman is quite a frightening prospect to him.

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* Not ''quite'' present with Series/{{Monk}}, as he has been attracted to a few women, and is technically probably [[{{Asexuality}} asexual]], {{asexual|ity}}, but he still considers himself married even though his wife is dead, and the idea of actually being interested in another woman is quite a frightening prospect to him.



* Victor/[[spoiler:Anthony Ceccoli]] and Sierra/[[spoiler:Priya Tsetsang]] in ''{{Series/Dollhouse}}'' remember each other's faces and in a near-CrowningMomentOfFunny, Victor-as-"Roger" [[spoiler:dumps his girlfriend he was programmed to unconditionally love because of this.]] It has led to many instances of a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.

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* Victor/[[spoiler:Anthony Ceccoli]] and Sierra/[[spoiler:Priya Tsetsang]] in ''{{Series/Dollhouse}}'' remember each other's faces and in a near-CrowningMomentOfFunny, Victor-as-"Roger" [[spoiler:dumps his girlfriend he was programmed to unconditionally love because of this.]] this]]. It has led to many instances of a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.



* The second season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'', has a merchant try to convince Daenerys to marry him only for her to make it clear that she still considers herself married to the very dead Khal Drogo.
** She [[SubvertedTrope hooks up]] with Daario Naharis in the 5th Season though. A better example is [[TheChessmaster Littlefinger]], who's never been interested in ''anyone'' but Catelyn Stark.
* On ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'' Elijah Mikaelson, over 1000 years old, has only ever shown interest in the Petrova doppelgängers; Tatia, Katerina and Elena, who all look exactly alike. Although he flirts with Elena, he is shown to have been in love with Katerina for over 500 years.

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* The second season of ''Series/GameOfThrones'', has a merchant try to convince Daenerys to marry him only for her to make it clear that she still considers herself married to the very dead Khal Drogo.
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Drogo. She [[SubvertedTrope hooks up]] with Daario Naharis in the 5th Season though. A better example is [[TheChessmaster Littlefinger]], who's never been interested in ''anyone'' but Catelyn Stark.
* On ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'' ''Series/TheVampireDiaries''
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Elijah Mikaelson, over 1000 years old, has only ever shown interest in the Petrova doppelgängers; Tatia, Katerina and Elena, who all look exactly alike. Although he flirts with Elena, he is shown to have been in love with Katerina for over 500 years.



* The SteelPanther song, Community Property first appears to be this, with the line, "If suddenly you were a guy, I'd be suddenly gay." But then subverted with; "My heart belongs to you, but my cock is Community Property."

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* The SteelPanther Music/SteelPanther song, Community Property first appears to be this, with the line, "If suddenly you were a guy, I'd be suddenly gay." But then subverted with; "My heart belongs to you, but my cock is Community Property."
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* Wrestling/AngelinaLove was the sole target of [[Wrestling/KatarinaWaters Winter]]'s affections in Wrestling/{{TNA}}.(elsewhere, [[AmbiguouslyBi she's shown a wide range of interests]]) She and Angelina did try to seduce Eric Young when he and ODB held the knockout's tag team titles though and after she and Love apparently broke up, Winter would harass [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Tara]] on [[BShow Xplosion]].[[/folder]]

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* Wrestling/AngelinaLove was the sole target of [[Wrestling/KatarinaWaters Winter]]'s affections in Wrestling/{{TNA}}. (elsewhere, [[AmbiguouslyBi she's shown a wide range of interests]]) She and Angelina did try to seduce Eric Young when he and ODB held the knockout's tag team titles though and after she and Love apparently broke up, Winter would harass [[Wrestling/LisaMarieVaron Tara]] on [[BShow Xplosion]].''[[BShow Xplosion]]''.[[/folder]]



** [[{{RobotGirl}} Aigis]] from ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''. She will fall for the Protagonist despite being a robot and regardless of gender, though she has a little bit of {{Gayngst}} at one point if it's the female Protagonist.

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** [[{{RobotGirl}} [[RobotGirl Aigis]] from ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''. She will fall for the Protagonist despite being a robot and regardless of gender, though she has a little bit of {{Gayngst}} at one point if it's the female Protagonist.



** Later on, Tedd slips into this as well -- [[CharacterDevelopment over time]], he loses some of his ChivalrousPervert tendencies, starting to have eyes exclusvely for Grace. Upon wondering out loud why this would be, Elliot just smiles and says that it's because he's in love.

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** Later on, Tedd slips into this as well -- [[CharacterDevelopment over time]], he loses some of his ChivalrousPervert tendencies, starting to have eyes exclusvely exclusively for Grace. Upon wondering out loud why this would be, Elliot just smiles and says that it's because he's in love.



** It's actually kind of a sliding scale. Fatima is described as "more {{asexual}} than Collin", and by the end of the comic is married, though it's vaguely implied she's not planning on having sex with her husband. (He seems okay with it.)

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** It's actually kind of a sliding scale. Fatima is described as "more {{asexual}} {{asexual|ity}} than Collin", and by the end of the comic is married, though it's vaguely implied she's not planning on having sex with her husband. (He seems okay with it.)



* In Literature/TheFateOfPaulTwister, Paul seems to have a case of this. He carries on a normal conversation with a gorgeous, nude forest nymph who's literally close enough to touch, he sees the exotic Amber as just another girl even though she breaks hearts left and right, and he finds Sarah's advances--who he always describes as physically attractive--more annoying than appealing, all because they're not the beautiful Aylwyn. [[AllLoveIsUnrequited (Who, unfortunately, doesn't return his affections.)]] The only time things are at all different is [[spoiler: when he gets transformed into a half-dragon and overwhelmed by the dragon's instincts,]] [[WhamEpisode but boy is]] [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness that a doozy.]]

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* In Literature/TheFateOfPaulTwister, ''Literature/TheFateOfPaulTwister'', Paul seems to have a case of this. He carries on a normal conversation with a gorgeous, nude forest nymph who's literally close enough to touch, he sees the exotic Amber as just another girl even though she breaks hearts left and right, and he finds Sarah's advances--who he always describes as physically attractive--more annoying than appealing, all because they're not the beautiful Aylwyn. [[AllLoveIsUnrequited (Who, unfortunately, doesn't return his affections.)]] The only time things are at all different is [[spoiler: when he gets transformed into a half-dragon and overwhelmed by the dragon's instincts,]] [[WhamEpisode but boy is]] [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness that a doozy.]]



* ...until it was ultimately [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] by [[ContrastingSequelMainCharacter Korra]] in SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''. True, she at first appears to follow the pattern when she falls in LoveAtFirstSight with her close friend [[RomanticFalseLead Mako]] and [[OfficialCouple dates]] him for six months… but then, she [[ShipSinking breaks up with him]] over conflicts over their different responsibilities, and the two decide that they're ''far'' BetterAsFriends. At the end of the {{Grand Finale}}, she gets a RelationshipUpgrade with [[spoiler: her ''other'' close friend Asami]], thereby becoming the first known Avatar to be [[spoiler: bisexual]].

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* ...until it was ultimately [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] {{subverted|Trope}} by [[ContrastingSequelMainCharacter Korra]] in SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra''. True, she at first appears to follow the pattern when she falls in LoveAtFirstSight with her close friend [[RomanticFalseLead Mako]] and [[OfficialCouple dates]] him for six months… but then, she [[ShipSinking breaks up with him]] over conflicts over their different responsibilities, and the two decide that they're ''far'' BetterAsFriends. At the end of the {{Grand Finale}}, she gets a RelationshipUpgrade with [[spoiler: her ''other'' close friend Asami]], thereby becoming the first known Avatar to be [[spoiler: bisexual]].



** [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in the end, when he suddenly realizes that he's in love with [[spoiler: Joan]].

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** [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] {{Subverted|Trope}} in the end, when he suddenly realizes that he's in love with [[spoiler: Joan]].



* Sheldon of ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'' is definitely Jenny-sexual.
** Except for his brief attraction to a disguised Vexus, so he's at ''least'' {{Robosexual}}.

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* Sheldon of ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'' is definitely Jenny-sexual.
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Jenny-sexual. Except for his brief attraction to a disguised Vexus, so he's at ''least'' {{Robosexual}}.



* Waylon Smithers of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' was "Burns-sexual;" it was decided early on to have Smithers be in love with Burns, but there was a lot of debate about whether it was a matter of SingleTargetSexuality or if he was just gay. The latter seems to have won out in recent years, with Smithers having ex-boyfriends and going to a gay resort on vacation. However, [[DependingOnTheWriter some writers, like Al Jean, still stick to the "Burns-sexual" interpretation]]. Smithers' sham marriage itself (as seen through flashback) is clearly a parody of ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof'', a Tennessee Williams play/film about a man who neglects his wife and spirals into depression as he begins to realize he's in love with his dead (male) best friend.

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* Waylon Smithers of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' was "Burns-sexual;" it was decided early on to have Smithers be in love with Burns, but there was a lot of debate about whether it was a matter of SingleTargetSexuality this or if he was just gay. The latter seems to have won out in recent years, with Smithers having ex-boyfriends and going to a gay resort on vacation. However, [[DependingOnTheWriter some writers, like Al Jean, still stick to the "Burns-sexual" interpretation]]. Smithers' sham marriage itself (as seen through flashback) is clearly a parody of ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof'', a Tennessee Williams Creator/TennesseeWilliams play/film about a man who neglects his wife and spirals into depression as he begins to realize he's in love with his dead (male) best friend.
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* This is one [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation possible interpretation]] of ''Film/TheFortyYearOldVirgin''. After failing to lose his virginity as a young man he was essentially {{Asexual}} for over twenty years. He demonstrates no attraction to the women his friends try to set him up with and isn't aroused by pornography (he apparently hasn't even masturbated in decades). He only appears attracted and aroused by his LoveInterest.

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* This is one [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation possible interpretation]] of ''Film/TheFortyYearOldVirgin''. After failing to lose his virginity as a young man he was essentially {{Asexual}} for over twenty years. He demonstrates no attraction to the women his friends try to set him up with and isn't aroused by pornography (he apparently hasn't even masturbated in decades). He only appears attracted and aroused by interested in his LoveInterest.eventual wife.
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