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I Cry In Secret

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    I'd Rather Cry Inside.

    There's something about crying in public thats not only sad and disappointing, but so embarrassing in a way. I'd hate to say that those who tear up or get emotional in front of others are considered weak, but for me, crying in front of someone makes me feel it is so. My...
    Onlyinmydreams123 Onlyinmydreams123 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    I was curled up on the sofa watching a film

    downstairs, but an advert came on, and it was that Roberta Flack song. "First time ever I saw your face" and I found myself really shutting my eyes, keeping them shut, because a tear was rolling out and I didn't want it to be noticed! I took a deep breath and quickly wiped it...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I'm good at keeping secrets because I have secrets of my own/.
    catnipplesdoe catnipplesdoe 16-17, F 6 Responses Oct 22

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    Not my secret but my dad's secret.... I'll post it in the comment.
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    Well, contradictory to the title, I almost never cry at movies, not since I was little anyway… But I went to visit my dad this weekend, and we decided to watch "Lone Survivor...
    JasonAzz JasonAzz 22-25, M Oct 9

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    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    I cry when I'm sad. I cry when I'm with overwhelming joy. I cry when i see my loved ones cry.
    lovinicole lovinicole 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate not being able to cry sometimes I can feel tears building up but it never comes my eyes never water. It hurts not to be able to cry it feel like my chest is caving In. Then...
    ThomasKR ThomasKR 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I... Have a deep secret:/ kinda feels better talking bout it
    ITzGravy ITzGravy 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 1

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    I can honestly keep a secret I've never told one in my life I plan on taking them to my grave with me