I Do Not Cry In Front Of Others, I Cry When I Am Alone

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    Yeah So Did I

    today i cried for the first time since we came back here. the tears were for you. from the unnecessary fights... for once, i wish i could cry all the pain out... i don't know how much i cried but it was a lot... you were not there to see... even if you do, i'll be blamed for...
    LovelessAdvocate LovelessAdvocate
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2010

    It's Personal

    I'm not comfortable crying in front of others. If I did I'd be embarrassed. I cry to make myself feel better if I am upset or sad about something. I want to be alone when that happens. I'm not one of those people who cries to get attention or sympathy from people.
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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