Touch-favorable individuals, including those on the asensual spectrum, may enjoy sensual content, touch, or other sensual acts and they may seek out sensual relationships, possibly because they enjoy the physical sensation, because they want to use it to enhance a romantic or sexual relationship, or for other reasons.
Some individuals may be favorable toward certain sensual acts, while feeling indifferent or repulsed by other sensual acts. The term touch-ambivalent may be used to describe this experience.
The touch-favorable flag was designed by Tumblr user arco-pluris on March 12, 2018. It is based on the sex-favorable and romance favorable flags.
This term has existed within the asensual community with no clear first coining for many years. The term was recoined for the purpose of providing a concrete source by AnonymousHermitCrab on the subreddit r/asexuality on April 27th, 2022.