Erika Eiffel Answers FAQs on OS (Part 3)

Welcome to part 3 of our Erika Eiffel OS FAQs feature.

Erika

“Love is like a breath of fresh air. Necessary to have yet so easy to take for granted when it has no smell. For me, love is finding that amazing aroma that makes one appreciate living and breathing. Someone else may think it stinks and hold their breath … but I breathe deep and let it set all of my other senses alight.”

You are well known for your relationships with inanimate objects, and have shared that your orientation first manifested itself during your childhood. Have you ever pursued a relationship with men?

Well, I have tried to have relations with people on the same level as objects, however it has never worked. I maintain only friendships with people. It’s like trying to date against your orientation. If you are a guy into men, you can try all you want to make a relationship with women work but it will eventually be seen for what it is … a farce. Understand that I do have people very close in my life and I can firmly say that i love them; however, I am not in love with them.

So, you are capable of expressing love to humans in a non-romantic way?

A huge misconception is that OS people do not or cannot love people. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In my case, I have a deep love for my friends and family which is no less of value just because I do not have romantic feelings for people. Continue reading

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Erika Eiffel Answers FAQs on OS (Part 2)

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“Just knowing I am not alone … I am able to live out loud for the first time in my existence.”

The term “Objectum-sexuality” didn’t exist when you were discovering your sexuality. Can you tell me about the process you went through in realizing and accepting that you were attracted to objects?

I believed but didn’t believe I was the only one. While I knew of only me, something told me that there had to be others who connected to objects like this. When I was young, everyone thought it was cute that I was so attached and would cling to certain objects. Once I hit my teen years, that all changed in view of puberty and the horrid thought that I might actually be exploring my sexuality with an object and not saving myself for marriage to a man. This shock that I was indeed an anomaly struck me down hard and I hid my affections out of self-preservation. Continue reading