My dad was asexual. I wish he could have told me before he died

‘Well, I’ve never told you this before, but your father was asexual. We made you, and then... nothing. I was worried you might be... the same as your father’

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Oliver Keens©

In the midst of a slow and tumultuous mid-pandemic break-up with my partner, there was an evening when I couldn’t take it any more and had to get out. I ended up at my mum’s house, a few miles away. I got there around midnight, in a state.