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Is it normal to avoid eye contact with people every time?
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Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Completely variable
It depends completely on the culture.
Consider that you may be meeting an asian emperor in the forbidden city - you do not make eye contact until you are spoken to. Because you live in washington, usa, i would consider eye contact normal - especially with 2 white people, for instance. Eye contact shows you are listening and engaged. You can judge the other person's emotions by looking at them.

In brief: Completely variable
It depends completely on the culture.
Consider that you may be meeting an asian emperor in the forbidden city - you do not make eye contact until you are spoken to. Because you live in washington, usa, i would consider eye contact normal - especially with 2 white people, for instance. Eye contact shows you are listening and engaged. You can judge the other person's emotions by looking at them.
Dr. William Harris
Dr. William Harris
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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Why?
Eye contact is part of daily communication.
If you mean touchbthebeye then touching other objects. It is hard to avoid. Just wash hands often.

In brief: Why?
Eye contact is part of daily communication.
If you mean touchbthebeye then touching other objects. It is hard to avoid. Just wash hands often.
Dr. Alan Jackson
Dr. Alan Jackson
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