The Love-shy term itself is just a shorthand for involuntarily dateless people, though many who are closer to Gilmartin's definition see themselves as love-shys, while those farther away see themselves as "incels," or "involuntarily celibates." It is possible for a person to be both incel and love-shy, and most are both, and most are both to some degree or another.
For instance, a person could originally be incel, then suffer large numbers of turn downs, and eventually become love-shy and unable to approach.
Much of it is stuff that we have really had challenges in.
Even some of it was word for word with what my partner has told me in emails or in conversation.
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Aidan's doctor took a sample of his blood for testing.
The test showed that Aidan had a condition called Klinefelter syndrome.
Scientists believe that there may be a genetic cause of the syndrome, as many times multiple people in one household can have the illness.
So far, no genes have been identified in relation to the syndrome.