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Do you hate rolled eyes?

Posted by on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:07 PM
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Rolling Your Eyes at Your Husband Is a Quick Way to Get Divorced

by Sasha Brown-Worsham

eye rollThere are a few things in the world that men can almost universally be expected to respond in the same way to. Most like sports. Most like food (be it vegan or steak), and most really truly hate it when you roll your eyes at them. I mean they REALLY hate it.

This discussion on CafeMom delves into the reasons so many men absolutely flip their lids when their wives roll their eyes at them. And wow. Yeah. It's intense. The thing is, I am not really an eye roller myself, so I wasn't sure how my husband felt about it.

I asked him hypothetically how he would feel if I did so, and his response was vehement: "I would be furious." How furious? "I would probably not want to talk to you for a while. It's just incredibly disrespectful."

That is the issue, of course. For many men, respect is a huge, huge issue. Women also get offended, but not to the same degree and, quite frankly, the eye rolling is a much more female issue than a male one.

If a man thinks an idea is stupid, he will very often just come right out and say it. A woman will often be passive. And condescending. Both of which are way, way worse. Especially to a man.

"It makes me want to back hand her," said one friend who will remain anonymous. To my knowledge he has never hit his wife and never would, but the act of her disrespecting his ideas and acting like a haughty teen is enough to make him consider violence.

There is something incredibly rude about it. I have to admit that a woman who treated me that way wouldn't be my friend very long. I tend to respond in a male way to most issues. I like to confront issues head on, and if I disagree with something, I usually say it.

I am with the guys on this one, ladies. It's a bad, incredibly rude habit. If you have an opinion, spit it out. Otherwise, lock down those eyes and grow up. It's incredibly immature and not how people in love should treat one another.

Do you hate rolled eyes?

by on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:07 PM
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kidlover2
by Bronze Member on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:12 PM
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We roll our eyes at each other as an exasperated joke.... So no, I don't hate rolled eyes but I also have never experienced them as a serious response to an argument or discussion.
browneyedbitty
by Member on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:14 PM

I only roll my eyes at dh when I am joking with him.  I never do it out of serious annoyance or anything.  It usually gets me a smack on the butt...lol.

sewingmama88
by on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Yes i do! He will do it some times and i hate it

mystictigeress
by on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:44 PM

I only roll my eyes when we are playing around. I can't stand for people to roll their eyes at me, so no, I wouldn't roll my at DH. Besides, we get along too well for that. I know if we have a difference of opinion, we can sit down and discuss things. No point in being immature about it.

xoxRachelxox
by on Apr. 29, 2013 at 3:46 PM

My husband rolls his eyes at me all the time. I take no offense to it. He usually does it when I want to go shopping or order out. lol. 

It's more of a playful thing for him. 


AlvertPartyOf6
by on Apr. 29, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Sorta, but I catch myself rolling my eyes all the time

earthangel1967
by YVONNE on Apr. 30, 2013 at 12:35 AM

 Rolled eyes don't bother me the way it seems that they bother a lot of people. I don't really recall Todd or I rolling our eyes at eachother, I do remmeber when our 5 kids were all teens at the same  time THEM rolling their eyes at us often for a number of years, it didnt bother us. They got over it. lol

YVONNE

WillsMOM72
by Bronze Member on Apr. 30, 2013 at 12:51 AM
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I roll my eyes all the time, not just at my hubby.
Hottmomma607
by Trica on Apr. 30, 2013 at 1:52 AM
I do it a lot! As a joke!
2lilmamas
by on Apr. 30, 2013 at 2:09 AM
Quoting WillsMOM72:

I roll my eyes all the time, not just at my hubby.

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