Kourtney Kardashian Comes Out as an Autosexual | 22 Words

Kourtney Kardashian has recently come out with a very interesting revelation: she's autosexual.

Read on to find out what exactly being autosexual means...

Now, we all know who the Kardashians are...

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Because they're one of the most famous families in the world.

Ever since the hit reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, first hit our screens in 2006...

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The world has been utterly Kardashian obsessed.

Even though the Kardashian family is actually quite big...

The main focus has always been on "momager" Kris Jenner and her daughters, Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Kendall, and Kylie.

Of course, brother Rob Kardashian has made the occasional appearance over the years...

As well as the many partners, pals, and love interests of the family, including Scott Disick (who remains outrageously popular on the show), Tristan Thompson, Kanye West, Blac Chyna, and Jordyn Woods.

Over the years, there has been so much drama in the big family...

Especially between the hot-headed sisters, who are famous for constantly arguing and creating some golden TV moments.

Whether that's Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe constantly arguing over who's the most successful...

Or the famous gender transition of Kris' ex and Kendall and Kylie's dad, Caitlyn Jenner... there's always something going on with the Kardashians!

But, we must say...

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It's very admirable how far they've come in the last fourteen years and the numerous business ventures they've each taken on.

For instance...

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Even though Kim literally started the whole family fame with a controversial intimate video in 2002, the businesswoman and fashion mogul is now studying law in the hopes of becoming a lawyer, just like her late father Robert Kardashian.

Twenty-five-year-old Kendall is now a high-fashion supermodel...

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And regularly works with huge names such as Calvin Klein, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, and many more.

And of course...

Who could forget Kylie Jenner? She is now perhaps the most famous of the family.

But with all of this insane success...

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Comes a lot of criticism and controversies that have been surrounding the family for years now.

The sisters in particular are constantly facing negativity from fans...

Whether that's because of them using cultural appropriation as fashion trends, promoting unhealthy body expectations with their heavily filtered and enhanced looks, having lots of cosmetic surgery while claiming they're all-natural, or setting bad examples for young women... they've been accused of it all.

But the sister who seems to always slip through the negative cracks?

Eldest of the bunch, Kourtney Kardashian, of course!

Kourtney has made her ambitions to be a good mom very well known over the years...

And even though KUWTK will be officially coming to an end next year, it has been clear for quite some time that Kourt hasn't been happy being on the show.

There's no doubt that she's the least problematic of the family...

But in more recent times, the star has spoken out about something very personal... and very unexpected.

Kourtney recently shared a very suggestive article on her lifestyle website, POOSH.

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The mom-of-3 invited therapist and writer Casey Tanner on her website to discuss the term "autosexual." Though it seems people are far from impressed with the revelation...

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Tanner explained that autosexuality is "a trait wherein one is turned on by engaging in their own eroticism."

"A prime example of this is simply women in general. While it may not be true for everyone, we generally feel more sexual and turned on when we feel we ourselves are sexy. But it's not just about the ladies." "While mas**rbation is an example, autosexuality may extend beyond sexual behavior to include feeling a longing or desire for oneself."

The article began by asking, "Are you low key autosexual?"...

To which it then said,  "The short answer is yes, most likely."

"It can be the ability to turn oneself on through looking at, visualizing, touching, or smelling oneself."

Examples of learning how to turn oneself on by the POOSH team included "wearing sexy lingerie", "doing your hair and makeup so that you feel good and turned on", and "washing yourself lovingly' in the bath." They then added, "It could mean dancing in the mirror in a cute outfit. If feeling sexy independent of someone else has ever turned you on, that's autosexuality, and it's totally normal."

Being autosexual is all about embracing yourself.

"When we know how to turn ourselves on, we depend less on environmental cues to move us into a sensual headspace," the article explained. "When we look at or fantasize about ourselves, we are in touch with our bodies and senses. Getting turned on by oneself does not mean you think you’re better than other people, that you’re selfish, or that you’re not attracted to your partner(s). Rather, it’s one additional tool in your box for sparking desire and passion."

The fact that Kourtney shared this article on her website strongly suggests this is exactly how she feels...

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Which is truly empowering, we must say!

You keep doing you, Kourt!

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And for more on the famous family, keep on reading to check out their new TV show...