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5 Crazy Things You Can Tell About A Man Just By Looking At His Fingers

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5 Crazy Things You Can Tell About A Man Just By Looking At His Fingers

You can tell a lot about men by their fingers, and not just if they're married.

Some people believe that you can read fingers the way you would read a palm — the stronger the finger, the stronger the characteristic.

For instance, if your thumb is strong, then you're driven to succeed; if it's your ring finger that's strong, you're very creative and like to be in the spotlight.

An article explains the five things a man's fingers can reveal about him, both medically and physically.

1. The size of his penis: Yep, you can tell a man's penis size from his fingers — his index finger to be specific. The length of his second finger corresponds with the size of his penis.



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2. The masculinity of his face: Not sure why you can't just look at his face to know how masculine or feminine it is, but OK.

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The ratio between a man's index and ring finger (referred to as the 2D:4D ratio) can indicate the masculinity of his facial features. The bigger the difference in the 2D:4D ratio, the more masculine.

3. His sexual orientation: Gay men and women show a smaller ratio difference than straight men or women, implying that sexual orientation may be determined before birth.

4. His responsiveness to anti-tumor drugs: If your hands are evenly shaped, then you may respond better than those with unevenly shaped hands to anti-tumor drugs, especially those used in conjunction with treating prostate cancer.



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5. If there's any indication of aortic stiffness: Arterial stiffness is one of the earliest detectable manifestations of adverse and functional changes within the vessel wall.

So now, when a man puts his hands on the table, he's not just being direct with you; he's telling you some very intimate details about his health.


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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and astrology lover. She has written over 500 articles on the zodiac signs and how the stars influence us. She's had articles in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, and Woman's Day. 

Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on January 19, 2016 and was updated with the latest information.