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Can you damage your eyes from rolling them too much?

(11 Posts)
MopedManiac Sun 18-Dec-16 11:29:57

Back story: slow dawning that DH is moaning, controlling knob.

Am feeling particularly irritable at the moment (? Pms) and the only way I am keeping the anger/ sighs/ and frustration pushed down is to roll my eyes (unseen of course!) and whisper silently in my head "FFS!"

He is just constantly coming out with stupid/ sarcastic/ whiney/ comments & reactions.

Am basically trying to shrug off his moans as they really are not my problem/ fault. Eg dropping his fork (for the 3rd time) has apparently got something to do with the house being too small!

Hoping it's just pms and I can get back to my usual patient self....

luckymucky Sun 18-Dec-16 11:33:38

Unfortunately OP, you can. My eyes are now permanently stuck in an eye roll loop. It's hard as I'm constantly judged as grouchy, when really I'm a very sweet person.
Gin does help but often ends in tears.

MopedManiac Sun 18-Dec-16 11:38:06

grin Thanks lucky you made me smile (with little tears)! I am constantly being accused of being grumpy - even when I'm not. Maybe I've also developed resting bitch face?

StiffenedPleat Sun 18-Dec-16 11:39:44

Eye-rolling is passive aggressive. Better to actually state clearly -- in a calm even voice -- why you feel inclined to roll your eyes.

StiffenedPleat Sun 18-Dec-16 11:41:16

Sorry he's being awful. I hope he stops the constant petty criticisms.

OhWhatFuckeryIsThisNow Sun 18-Dec-16 11:43:07

Jesus, mine would have fallen out my head by now. I find (silently) adding "fuck me, but you are an arse" also helpful.
But...if he's still like that after pms has gone, whatcha going to do?

MopedManiac Sun 18-Dec-16 11:46:00

I know, stiffened, I know. But then it becomes a big lecture discussion as to why he wasn't being unreasonable, how he had a similar situation at work, and how hard he tries to change things for the better.... and when my patience is so low I can barely stand the sound of his voice right now, I just couldn't be arsed listening to more moans....

MopedManiac Sun 18-Dec-16 11:56:16

That, fuckery, is the million dollar question.... sad

Hermonie2016 Sun 18-Dec-16 12:21:57

Do you have children? I would try to avoid eye rolling as it is contemptuous (been on the receiving end of this with stbxh) and not good role model.

I do think PMs escalates if stressed and seems to be a warning sign that life isn't right.Maybe you need to take action.
Do you and your h have any good times?

leaveittothediva Sun 18-Dec-16 12:23:11

I was wondering why I needed stronger glasses. Well what do you know. grin

CocoaX Sun 18-Dec-16 12:30:40

Life is too short - to answer the million dollar question, ask yourself what you would do if you had a year left to live?

Then try a month.

Then a day.

The answer won't be eye-rolling and swearing under your breath.

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