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When we hear "attraction" we tend to think of romantic or sexual attraction, but there are many other types of attraction that we can feel.

Sexual Attraction – Attraction, arousal and desire for sex, often caused by physical traits.
Romantic Attraction – Emotional attraction and a desire to be romantically involved with someone, not inherently sexual.
Alterous Attraction – Desire for emotional closeness.
Aesthetic Attraction – Attracted to the appearance of a person, that is not inherently romantic or sexual.
Sensual Attraction – A desire for physical contact short of actual sex.
Emotional Attraction – Attraction to a person’s soul, personality, mind, dreams, and heart
Intellectual Attraction – Attraction to a person’s intelligence

See also: Sexuality, Orientation

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