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Ever Wondered Why We Close Eyes While Kissing? Here Is The Reason!

Every animal practices some form of kissing or the other. Some animals tend to brush their nose against each other as a sign of affection. Humans tend to kiss with their eyes closed to show their love for one another. 

The human practice of showing love and kissing is established worldwide and everyone does it as a sign of love. 

But, why do we close our eyes when we kiss? Now that's a mystery. 

Read more to find out. 

Ever Wondered Why We Close Eyes While Kissing? Here Is The Reason!

Ever Wondered Why We Close Eyes While Kissing? Here Is The Reason!

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Kissing is one of the most basic form of human affection.

Kissing is one of the most basic form of human affection.

But why do we close our eyes during kissing?

To say it in simple terms, our brain can't handle it.

To say it in simple terms, our brain can't handle it.

It's true. If we were to keep our eyes open, we would be getting a tactile and visual sensation at the same time.

Our brain can't handle that.

Our brain can't handle that.

Our brain cannot focus equally on two different stimuli at the same time.

Obviously, the tactile stimuli of two lips meeting is the more important stimuli at the time of kissing.

Obviously, the tactile stimuli of two lips meeting is the more important stimuli at the time of kissing.

Hence, in order to concentrate on the kiss, we automatically shut our eyes so that our brain won't be distracted from the kiss.

It is just a simple method to enjoy the kiss even more.

It is just a simple method to enjoy the kiss even more.

Humans tend to give more importance to the stimulus of touch rather than visual stimuli due to their more protective quality.

This was incorporated while kissing as well.

This was incorporated while kissing as well.

So instead of getting distracted by objects or activities happening around us while we're kissing, we choose to shut our eyes.

Also, it's extremely awkward and unromantic to kiss with open eyes.

Also, it's extremely awkward and unromantic to kiss with open eyes.

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