- aromantic: lack of romantic attraction towards anyone
- biromantic (also ambiromantic): romantic attraction towards men and women (but not necessarily at the same time) , or romantic attraction towards two or more genders – the romantic aspect of bisexuality
- heteroromantic: romantic attraction towards person(s) of a different gender – the romantic aspect of heterosexuality
- homoromantic: romantic attraction towards person(s) of the same gender – the romantic aspect of homosexuality
- panromantic: romantic attraction towards person(s) of every gender – the romantic aspect of pansexuality
- polyromantic: romantic attraction towards multiple, but not all, genders. The romantic aspect of polysexuality.
- andromantic, gyneromantic, and ambiromantic: romantic attraction towards person(s) expressing masculinity or femininity or intersex/third gender-mixing (respectively) without implying the gender of the individual experiencing the attraction; often used by asexuals with a non-binary gender identity. The romantic aspect of androphilia, gynephilia, and ambiphilia.
- demiromantic or demisexual: a person who may identify as "grey romantic" or a "grey asexual", respectively, because they may feel romantic attraction or sexual attraction once a reasonably stable or large emotional connection has been created
I think that, logically, the old-fashioned and thoroughly "passé" paradigm of men, woman and man+woman couple should be replaced by a much for natural and forward looking:
- man (hetero)
- man (homo)
- man (bi)
- man (asex)
- woman (hetero)
- woman (homo)
- woman (bi)
- woman (asex)
A big problem with that system is that it discriminates against gender-identities which society reproves of, like pedophiles or hebephiles which, for the time being, is okay, but which, considering the speed at which yesterday's "bad" is declared today's "good", might be a problem tomorrow. So I suggest leaving a few empty spots for tomorrow's paraphilia.
It is high time for us to break free from the confining categories of the old man-dominated system of patriarchal oppression and that we finally give the right to all the beautiful diversity of
[PS: for my (serious) posts on this topic, see here, here and here.]