25 Women Describe Their Sexuality in One Word

How would you describe your sexuality in one word? It's can be a complicated thing to chronicle, and boiling it down to just one word makes it even more difficult to describe. Or does it?

Eve Ensler captured a similar sentiment in her poignant play, The Vagina Monologues, posing the question: If your vagina could talk, what would it say? Some of the characters struggle to answer, citing their vaginas as something that probably wouldn't speak up. Other responses span from silly to sincere, including "Slow down," "Ice pack," and "Feed me."

But I won't put words in anyone's vagina. I'm talking about your sexuality here and everything that it encompasses. Everyone's is different and it goes beyond who you have sex with — it can be how you feel, what you desire, and how you identify.

Do you have your word picked out yet?

If you're not there yet, you may want to use a few of the below responses for some sexuality name game inspiration. I put a few women on the spot to sum up their sexuality in just one word, and their responses range from funny to fierce.

Here's how 25 real women sum up their sexuality in one word.

1. Katherine, 24

Permeating

2. Carolyn, 30

Surprising

3. Gabrielle, 22

Feral

4. Celeste, 28

Luminous

5. Liz, 33

Agnostic

6. Terena, 25

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Real

7. Lauren, 29

Old-fashioned

8. Nicole, 27

Fluid

9. Bre, 23

Feisty

10. Michele, 36

Wet

11. Helena, 25

Eclectic

12. Andrea, 23

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Submissive

13. Cara, 28

Angry

14. Alli, 27

Gutsy

15. Laura, 24

Ballsy

16. Kayla, 29

Spirited

17. Sara, 34

Non-existent

18. Sam, 32

Annoyed
19. Lisa, 30
Aggressive

20. Christina, 23

Bold

21. Tina, 27

Rambunctious

22. Melissa, 26

Fiery

23. Sabrina, 29

Intense

24. Leslie, 31

Fervent

25. Olivia, 23

Sensual

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