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Written by Dr Raquel Peel
11 October 2021
In this article, Dr Raquel Peel discusses the latest TikTok trend "the ick" where attraction to a current or potential partner is suddenly flipped to a feeling of disgust.
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It’s often triggered in an instant, social media users say, by witnessing some kind of turn-off – a bad dance move, a grating laugh, or an off-putting eating style.
So what might be behind “the ick”?