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    Just randomly wondering why girls constantly fiddle with their hair if they like someone. It strikes me as kind of a weird thing to do if you are into someone, to start constantly touching and flicking back your hair every time they look at you, and from past experience it seems to be one of the more obvious giveaways.

    So I was just curious about what girls are thinking when they do it, are you just feeling self-conscious or do you not even notice you are doing it?
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      It's usually in the way, preventing you from seeing the person or whatever they are showing you, and therefore it's more a subconscious action than a decision.
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      Looking at the hair I'm fiddling with means I don't have to keep as much eye contact if the person is annoying me.
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      grooming imo
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      Its subconscious
      unless its in my face and i dont want it there.
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      It's just subconscious, although it probably means something.
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      (Original post by parpirate)
      It's usually in the way, preventing you from seeing the person or whatever they are showing you, and therefore it's more a subconscious action than a decision.
      I'm talking more about when you do it because somebody you like is around/ looking at you.
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      To be fair, I'm a boy and I fiddle with my (quite short) hair. :cool:
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      Well I have noticed I fiddle with my hair more when I'm around someone I like, this is because I think my hair constantly needs fixing to look nice to the other person...
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      Usually its subconscious coz you makes you wanna like make sure your hair is perfect if that makes sense? Some girls just do it coz they think its the best way to flirt with a guy, you know, twirling one strand of hair around. It could be a way of like showing, "ooh im girly and i need protecting" sorta thing and most guys like that, like looking more masculine etc
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      It is a subconcious thing to do most of the time; I don't actually realise I'm doing it. It's either a flirty thing or .. I don't know, boredom.
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      I do this whenever I am around someone I like, I'm not sure why, it just happens.
      If I am speaking to someone I don't feel comfortable with, I kind of flatten my hair...I'm not too sure what it is tbh...
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      Haha, I've actually never thought about that question. The reason why I mess with my hair is because im the type of person who fidgets when my hands arent writing, typing, etc. I also twirl my pen/pencil with my fingers, fidget my fingers, tap my fingers, etc.. it's pretty bad but I don't do it to the point where it's annoying or bothering someone. I just do it because i'm either very very bored or i'm very very nervous or anxious.
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      I do it when I'm tired
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      I JUST NEED TO DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :| Can't explain why :P
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      I don't fiddle! Although i'm always touching it because it's always falling out of place.
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      I don't fiddle with my hair when I'm around/ talking to someone I like.
      That requires at least a degree of self-confidence.
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      It gives you something to do with your hands if you're nervous/shy.
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      means i have something to do instead of just standing there - i am an incredibly fidgety person so i'd probably end up swaying or something and looking like a moron. >.<
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      I hate fiddling with my hair but I do it all the time. :nothing: Stupid hair never stays in place and my fringe is an absolute nightmare.
     
     
     
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