Tears and Girls: a Signal for Intimacy

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
Lady Gaga  Bad Romance  teary eyes
Lady Gaga, teary eyes.
Miley Cyrus  Wrecking Ball-teary eyes
Miley Cyrus, teary eyes.

the primary purpose of tears in weeping is to signify a need for intimacy.

for adults, typically, it's attractive when done by female.

you can see, in media, for example Wrecking Ball: Miley Cyrus vs Sinead Oconnor featuring big blue eyes with tears. And also, in Lady Gaga ♪ Bad Romance

see also Reading Notes on “Intimate Behavior”