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I Have Cried In the Shower

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    Didn't Think It Was Possible. - I always thought it was impossible to cry in the shower. I always remember people saying it couldn't be done. That emo kids made it up because they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2012

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    To Hide The Pain... - I cry in the shower, to hide the pain.The water falling down like rain.The running water hides my tears,as I let out all of my fears.I lean against the...
    jcue1976 jcue1976 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    Probably the Best Place -  I sure have cried in the shower.  Probably the only place I have cried as much is in my bed.  That's good too, because I can hold the...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F Mar 19, 2009

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    Showers - I had a period where that was the only time/place I cried. I felt like no one could bother me and I could just really break down when/if I wanted to. I felt comfortable...
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    Death Of A Cousin - It was just a normal day. I was performing my daily routine. I got out of bed and went to take a shower. My mom stopped me before I got to the bathroom and told...
    davish16 davish16 18-21, M 6 Responses May 13, 2012

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    For Many Years I Couldn't - When I was younger, I used to get in the shower to stop crying. For some reason it seemed I couldn't cry in the shower. It helped me quit balling before...
    bdmthrfkr bdmthrfkr 31-35, F Jul 8, 2011

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    I Couldn't Do It Anywhere Else - At the height of my wife's Post Partum Depression, before I convinced her that she needed help and that there was nothing wrong with getting...
    FilmandVideoGuy FilmandVideoGuy 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2009

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    Nose - It's my favorite place to cry. The water just washes it all away. It's also my favorite place to blow my nose. I hate the way tissues make my nose feel... so the lack of...
    Knabble Knabble 18-21, F Oct 11, 2011

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    I Wish You Had A Different Point Of View - i hate how everyone thinks because im a bit shorter than them that i cant do anything for myself!!! and i think they see me as a child...
    smilesandmascara smilesandmascara 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    What Can I Say - I found myself at 3 am, sitting in my shower, crying. I am one messed up person.
    emilyisalie emilyisalie 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    Showers Can Be Sad - More than half the time I'm showering I cry. I think about life when I wake up, then cry hard in the shower over life's past regrets. Also, all I can think...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    My Little Private Space To Cry - i cry in the shower. a lot. i have stuff to cry about but its always so hectic here and there are always people around. so sometimes i have to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 11, 2011

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    Tear Drops Like Rain - So many tears, so little time..  They escape down the drain.. Running away like the hurt doesn't know Left behind.. all that's left is the tracks...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Jun 9, 2010

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    Cry - I have cried for my mistakes and that of others. i have had the tears fall with the warm water. I hate it but i can't avoid it, i must cry every day at least. to get the pain...
    SadAliceSaid13 SadAliceSaid13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2012

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    I Need a Shower Now -  The running water drowns out the sobs and washes away the tears.  I have to take  a lot of showers.    
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    Tears In The Shower Rain - I prefer to cry in the shower. Feeling the pounding of hot water on my skin takes me to some dark, empty field in the pouring night sky as the rain...
    Destati Destati 18-21, F Mar 14, 2013

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    So No-one Knows - I too have cried inthe shower. I find that in the shower no one wants to know what you are doing. Then I can go in shut the door and sit in the falling water and...
    tmmarion tmmarion 41-45, F Jun 6, 2009

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    Almost All the Time - I crie in the shower all the time even when I'm ot mad or upset but even when i'm HAPPY . It feels so good to cryin the shower cause I feel like when I CRY IN...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 16-17 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    Tears ? - This is the best place to cry, because tears are not seen in the water run-off! And who said that nobody has the right to cry. It is an act psychologically liberating!
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2011

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    Crying - I am the type of person who bottles things up, so I've gotton into the habbit of making myself cry once in a while. It helps relieve the bottled up tension. I like to do...
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    Couldn't Stop! - I sobbed as much as I have ever done in my whole life just the other day......I hope that it never gets that bad again. I'm on the up again now, hopefully.
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 11 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    A Lot - It's where I do most of my crying actually, I don't know why. I like the shower, water to me has always been very comforting. I suppose that's why I go...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 5 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    The First Time.......... - The first time i cried in shower was the time when my father died of lungs cancer. My parents got divorced when i was 13. I was living with my mother and...
    littlestars littlestars 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    It Started Off As A Good Day.. - My family and I went swimming at a local river in our town as we usually do on hot Saturdays. Everything started off playfully and fun, typical us...
    HeartBreaker2000 HeartBreaker2000 16-17, F Mar 12, 2013

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    There Is Time I Will Cry In The Shower And Talk To Myself - There is time I let go in the shower . And cry so know one is know that I am hurting what is happen to me . And how I...
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123 51-55, F May 29, 2012

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    Crying In The Shower Is Good Therapy - I have told many of my clients to use water and candles while taking a bath and/or shower. I believe it is good therapy. One reason is that...
    MandyzYouthPastor MandyzYouthPastor 46-50, M 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    Tears Or Water? - When I get angry or very stressed, upset etc… I get physically tired and exhausted, everything in my body hurts even my brain, I feel that I can feel my own...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    Just to Hide It. - i have once or twice maybe more i dont remember exactly. i was going through rough times, and i needed to cry but my parents would obviously know that i was...
    Hazuki Hazuki 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Did Today - Today was the 1st time I have been able to take a shower, without anyone bothering me, mostly because my parents were home, however, it was good thing that they were...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4, 2009

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    Only Place I Can... - Lately the shower is the ONLY place in the whole house that I have total privicy. I don't even have total privicy in the bathroom, but in the shower...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    I'll Never Forget - I cried like a 5-year-old when my best friend died from cancer. I was in the shower and just 10 mins. before woke up to hear the phone ringing. It was her...
    ashlynn118 ashlynn118 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    Water Rinses My Tears - I have cried in the shower many times. Being alone and able to just shed tears with privacy helps me with what I am going through. I feel the water is my...
    DESIRE326 DESIRE326 26-30, F Aug 24, 2012

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    Its A Safe Place. - No one in there to ask whats wrong. Or bother you. A place to wash away all that is hurting you.
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    It Is the Only Place I Allow Myself to Cry At - I hate for people to see me cry so I go take a long shower when I need to cry. Its not that I worry that I will look weak or uncool...
    littleboyblue16 littleboyblue16 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    The Shower Is My Safe Haven - I used to cry in the shower every morning before school. It was the worst feeling ever and I absoutly HATED crying in there. I always loved taking...
    sarahobri23 sarahobri23 18-21 Oct 30, 2011

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    Crying In The Shower - its so much easier to get away with crying if you cry and then go for a shower..
    CheekyMonkey92 CheekyMonkey92 18-21, F May 4, 2012

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    The Shower's Light - Tonight I lay my cheek against the wall Standing in the flow of water Naked Vulnerable Sobbing Till I was on my knees As if being bathed in water-light Praying...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 11 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    I Wash Away My Tears So No One Will See - I hate crying in front of other people because it makes me feel weak and I hate getting sympathy. I know I shouldn't feel that way but I...
    k12291987h k12291987h 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    3 Am - She collapsed, wholly spent, on the floor of the shower as scalding water beat down on her naked vulnerability. The utter exhaustion she felt deep within her soul threatened...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 23 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Just a While Ago - I was crying in the shower tonight. I've found it very hard to stop crying this afternoon. Things didn't go right at the end of the day at work and when stuff...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2009

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    All the Time It Seems......... -  ~ I NEVER LIKE MY MOMMA KNOWING I'M UPSET OR DEPRESSED. USUALLY IF I CAN WAIT, I'LL HAVE A SHOWER & CRY IN THERE. THAT WAY IF MY EYES ARE...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    Especially.. When it's at night.. After coming home from a long day.. I like to hop in the shower and release all my tears.. from all those emotions I kept inside... It feels nice...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    Don't Look At Me. - When i was pregnant if my boyfriend and i got into an argument i would go take a shower. 'Cause i didn't want to cry in front of him. 'Cause 1. He would ask...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F May 6, 2012

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    Hate It - i hate crying, even if i am happy it makes me feel weak. i have cried in the shower as i cry when i dwel on things, the shower gives me time on my own with little to do...
    Bobro Bobro 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    when the shampoo got in my eyes.
    sabzz7 sabzz7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    It Just Happens. - When everything is going massively downhill, and my heads thumping so hard full of thoughts I'm getting a serious headache and I'm emotionally so unstable I feel...
    TwistedHope TwistedHope 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    I Certainly Have. - Why is it that the restroom always tends to be that "perfect little private spot to shed tears"? It's mine indeed. Locking that door and crawling into the...
    MissMoxy MissMoxy 22-25, F 1 Response May 19, 2011

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    Cried - When I got physically abused, I became numb.  It was constantly in my head and I was doing everything possible not to think about it.  Every time, I showered...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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