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I Don't Cry

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    I Only Did When I Was Young

    i learned to grow up pretty quick and now i don't cry any more when ever i feel tears starting to form i just suck it up i'm not that weak any more tears are considered a weakness to me well my tears are 
    fax4ever fax4ever 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2012

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    Cry: Not Me

    I never let myself cry. I have been told that it would release a lot of pent up energy. I cant. I'm embarrassed to. I am scared that other things will come out with it. How can I feel better.
    sufferingmypaininsilence sufferingmypaininsilence 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11, 2012

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    I Cant Cry

    My tears never come easy even when i need them to. it's got to a point where i feel weak if i cry.
    cupoftears cupoftears 22-25, F Jan 19, 2011

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    It's not like I'm stopping myself from crying,

    it's just that I had experience some painful things in the past that I've completely stopped being emotionally attached to anything, I can't cry even if I wanted to, it's so unfair to see all the people around you can cry as much as they want but never knowing what it feels to...
    LeoNyxus LeoNyxus 18-21, M Dec 2, 2014

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    I'm Learning

    I still can't cry, but I'm slowly learning to let the tears flow. when I was growing up I wasn't allowed to cry. so I learned to hold it in and show no emotion. bad. I'm in therapy and I am trying to learn how to show my emotions because I'm a very emotional person, I just...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2008

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    Very Rarly

    I think I don't have that much emotion in me. When I went to a furnarel I didn't cry. When I went to a candle light vigel I didn't cry. But when I did cry was when I was cheated on and it was painful!! I'd rather be emotionless then to feel depressed all the time. At the time I...
    PureEvil PureEvil 18-21, F Dec 19, 2011

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    Broken Hearts

    I was in a horrible relationship where i was reduced to tears almost daily. If i wasn't miserable, i was lonely, frightened, hurt, being insulted, talked down to or (more than anything else) frustrated and distraught. It was like banging my head against a wall trying to get...
    Babygirlxxo Babygirlxxo 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    1 1/2 Year

    It's been a year and a half and, while I've had some instances where I've felt like crying, I haven't.  And before that year and a half, it was only a year and that year seemed like forever to go without crying, but now, it's like it doesn't even matter.  Like...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Weakness And Headaches

    I don't cry, in 9 years I can count on one hand how many times I have. Crying to me means weakness and it just leaves me with a massive headache.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23, 2013

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    The Well Dried Up

    Within my innocent youth I found that my tears were my only companions. Now, that seems to be quite the contrary. Only huge, emotional disasters are able to draw sorrow from my eyes, yet even still, they never stay for long. The past took a toll on my heart and turned it bitter...
    TruthBeneathTheRose TruthBeneathTheRose 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    All Dried Up

    I was such a crybaby when I was little.  Kids at school loved to get me started.  Seems like I never cried unless I was at school with my so-called peers.  Now I can't cry at all.  And I'm supposed to be depressed!  My biggest fear is that...
    Sage360 Sage360 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Cry

    I have never been able to cry, when my dad died i was not able to release any tears, when my girlfriend passed last aug i was able to shed a small amount of tears and that was it and i did love her. I just am not able to show emotions or feelings and i am not sure why.  ...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11, 2009

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    2 Yearsish

    It's been about 2 years since I've cried, and that was only because I broke my leg. Crying due to emotional reasons? Not since I wasd 10 I would say.   It just doesn't seem like a natural response to trauma for me, shutting down is my first response.
    MrMacabre MrMacabre 66-70, M 6 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Crying Is Weak

    I havent cried since I was four, I learned to hold everything in. I showed emotion once this past friday, but it was an accident, (I already wrote about that) if you cry people know you, they can break you, you need to be smart and ahead of everyone else, crying shows weakness...
    numbuh13m numbuh13m 13-15, F Mar 7, 2012

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    I Feel Bad That I Don't Feel Bad

    When something tragic happens...the tears just don't want to roll out of my eyes.When I was watching a documentary about the bombing of pearl harbor...all my friends around me were crying, and I tried my best to, but I ended up getting a headache hahaAlso, when my...
    PurePerfection PurePerfection 18-21, F Jan 30, 2010

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    Years ago I made a promise with my own blood.

    That promise was to never cry again. I used to be a cry baby though i did have a hard past. One day i cried in front of my brother and he gave me the most pitying look iv ever seen. So I took a sharp scissor and plunged it into my hand and i started bleeding. And with that blood...
    KIRa53 KIRa53 13-15, M Mar 9, 2014

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    Unable

    I don't cry because I can't.  That's another effect from my wreck.  I can't produce tears anymore-I just get bad headaches.
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    I Wish I Could Cry

    i have not cried for about maybe a year or two.  and when I did cry I hated. I cried I shook I repeated words over to myself just saying im sorry over and over again. And I couldn't stop it was like i'd left my own body and couldn't get back to it. now I just want to cry...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 22-25, F Aug 30, 2009

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    You Lose

    In my family, showing emotion or crying is basically forbidden. If you cry, you are a loser and a baby, nothing more than a whining wimp that needs to grow a pair and get over it. At least that's how it is if you cry in front of my dad. My mom on the other hand, finds that if she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    Saving Up My Tears

    i don't get sad, i get mad. i'm like, just man up. and i go work out.  when someone hurts me, i'm omfg. the audacity. LOL. so i dont end up crying. haven't in a few years. when i do tho, it'll be quite the water works, i think
    rylnn rylnn 18-21, F 1 Response May 11, 2009

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    Well

    at least that's what I tell people.
    MyNameIsHurl MyNameIsHurl 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2011

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    I Can't Let It Out Because I Don't Let It In

    I don't cry. But not because I don't have the ability to, and not because I've grown up being told not to, but because I feel as though it is not worth my time. I've been to the ends of the earth and back, and I've realized that in this life, the only life that we will ever see...
    thehiddenpaw thehiddenpaw 16-17, F Aug 11, 2009

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    Last time when I cried was

    when I was in high school. I was 14. I was bullied and attacked aggressively by them after that. That was the worst day ever. I cried a lot. Wanted to die but no one tried to understand that time. After that day I developed anger. It helped me a lot but nothing changed for me...
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M Apr 16

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    Related Experiences

    what is wrong with crying? why is it such a bad thing to see a grown man cry. seriously, everybody is a human and they have feelings too. I just don't get it. smh
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I've been dating my first ever BF for almost 6 months, and at first it was great. But lately I've just been feeling really torn by all the little things that have slowly started...
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Don't say you love me unless forever. Don't tell me you need me, if you're not gonna stay. Don't give me this feeling, I'll only believe it. Make it real or take it all away...
    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I don't get it. I don't get life.
    shadowx1224 shadowx1224 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I did have another id where I posted stories but they were used against me, either to make fun of me, or to be preached at by religious people. So, now I don't write my stories...
    LonePony LonePony 36-40, F 2 Responses 55 mins ago

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    It used to be ok for keeping on touch with people. Now it's just targeted advertising, drama and updates about how nice a coffee was. Fine people want to use it but it I hate it...
    TheGrumpyDead TheGrumpyDead 31-35, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It's rare that I ever respond to anyone trying to chat me up on EP, so don't be surprised if you get no response. Nothing personal.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    This is the generation I live in. Instead of crying in front of friends and family I am crying behind a computer screen hoping to get sympathy from strangers. I don't like my life...
    secretheartpanda secretheartpanda 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    So I'm going to come off as spoiled kid but I don't care because I need to know if what happened was normal. My day started normal as usual and I had no troubles at all except for...
    A20s A20s 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 29

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    I met my husband in high school and we've been inseparable ever since. At first our love was one in a million, we'd spend hours on the phone, hours telling each other how much we...
    stupidlove00 stupidlove00 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My tears burn My face sometimes. =( I still don't like people to see Me cry. Some people just don't care that you have feelings. Nor do they care if they are the ones who caused it...
    jamielove7777 jamielove7777 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    it's so hard for me to open up to people. I don't wanna hurt anyone by letting out my emotions, but then again, it's like it's killing me on the inside. last night I was super...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm only on so I can post this. I wanted to post it as quickly as possible. Yesterday, around lunch, my mum came home, earlier than expected. I was just walking into the hallway...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    This might be my last job to live my life, I've worked for 5 different jobs in 5years, after graduating college. Now I am 27, I've dated 4 different wonderful man in a serious...
    27girl 27girl 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I have always hated kids. If I'm around children I will act civil and just ignore them. If they yell, scream, or cry while in stores, I would leave the store or leave that section...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I've been so down recently, I haven't been able to stop crying for a day or to eat a meal or sleep properly. I know a lot of people tell me to talk to someone, a friend, a family...
    yoursecretlifestylee yoursecretlifestylee 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I would give my life for you. I sis love you so much I cry when we aren't together. I listen to rap music I can't stand because it reminds me of you. I seriously would be lost...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Mar 30

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    at first i found him very attractive. infact i was the one who hit on him. but after we began our relationship he started doing little things that turned me off BIG TIME. like...
    veronica4ever veronica4ever 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    This is something I wish I could read to my mother, or at least, memorize it, so when we get into another argument, I could scream this at her. I'm Sorry Written By: Unknown...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I knew this girl here in EP about 7 or 8 months ago, and i admire her a lot on how she loved someone. She's kinda like a hopeless romantic person, but i don't want her to feel...
    Dcount94 Dcount94 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I'm a 13 year old girl and study in 9th grade I've been sent to my aunt's place bcoz my home is somehow too far from school..My parents want me to study in a good school as I was a...
    Fariyal Fariyal 13-15, F 1 Response