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Is there a difference between how men and women blink? Apparently my blinking gives me away as male, at least that's what someone said. I'm not sure what I can do to change my blinking; my eyes tend to be dry, and I blink when nervous as well.

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CyndiRae

Good question, according to Wikipedia "it's a myth that women blink almost twice as often as men"

Perhaps this myth is perpetuated by "flirtatious blinking" associated with women

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blink

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Guest Lizzie McTrucker
Apparently my blinking gives me away as male, at least that's what someone said.

I say that someone is full of horse droppings.

This is the craziest case of being read that I've ever...well..read. (no other way to put it. lol)

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Guest Elizabeth K

Never heard of any differences. I doubt there are.

Lizzy

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Guest miss kindheart

Only thing that come to mind is women tend to have longer eyelashes , and so blinks look different

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Nice topic :)

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Guest LauraJen

Only thing that come to mind is women tend to have longer eyelashes , and so blinks look different

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Nice topic :)

:wub: vanna

That's good to know - mine are pretty long as they are! :-)

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Guest LauraJen

One thing might be worth noting: I developed a dry eye condition recently after spending way too long on the computer doing intensive assignments at uni, and I did read somewhere that conditions like this affect women more than men due to it being a side-effect of female hormones, so maybe women have to subconsciously blink more in order to prevent it happening in the first place?

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VickySGV

Might try using an Over The Counter artificial tears solution. I use them because of an allergy conditon that is in high gear right now.

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Guest Donna Jean

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I blink like a girl........

Because I blink........and.....I'm a girl......

lol

Dee Jay

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Guest Elizabeth K

Tears - that is one thing I would think we are good at!

Lizzy

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