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Clenching my right eye when dissociation hits

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I always automatically clench my right eye when I have a dissociate all of a sudden. Anyone of you have clue what is going on there? Is this normal?
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if by like closing it then yes. Except, i do it with my left eye. Idk its like the feelings of unrealness and disorientation are so intense for my eyes to process that for some reason closing one of my eyes feels like the natural thing to do to try and lessen the intensity. Not sure if this is what you meant by it but i definitely do this.
Hey, thanks for the answer. Yep, this is exactly what I meant. Thanks for putting it into words. Seems to be just another dpdr symptom?
Yeah i kinda chalked it up to an anxiety/nervous 'tick' in response to the symptoms. Like i.e someone tapping their foot, biting their nails, etc. Kinda strange how we both have that one though lol, definitely makes it seem more plausible of a reaction to dpdr. I noticed i did it a lot more when i was deep in the symptom of feeling like i was watching my life through a movie screen/extreme unrealness. I still do it a little but not as much.
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