Our expert says:
Their is evidence that a certain percentage of people are asexual, meaning they rarely ever experience a conscious desire for sexual outlet.
I agree that you should not be having sex to please others. Sex needs to be consensual in that both parties choose to and desire to engage in a sexual encounter.
Yes a person is able to abstain from sex without it necessarily causing and "detrimental" effects. It may be helpful for you to consult a sex therapist to determine whether you are naturally asexual or whether there are any other factors inhibiting your sexuality.
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