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I Think Crying Is A Healthy Thing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 346 People

    Because I Know The Opposite Is True

    Not crying when you need to cry. It leaves you with a lot of 'stuck' pain. I would have preferred to cry more easily.
    Beanow Beanow 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    I Do As Well

    Beautiful and Dangerous by Desmond Dekker is one that made me cry. Mainly, because of a woman. She dumped me, but know what? I still love her.
    LawlessTranquility LawlessTranquility 26-30, M Nov 16, 2012

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    Sad movies, happy reunions,

    tear jerker stories, etc. make me feel better. I love a long and hard cry. The release of emotions is so powerful.
    macncheesevoy macncheesevoy 18-21, F Jun 19, 2014

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    'As I listened to her voice, I felt her warm tears running down my cheeks.'
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    I Believe Crying Makes Us More Human.

    Many see crying as a sign of weakness, I don't. And I am not only talking about the tears of joy. I believe that crying is a very primal way of expressing our emotions, it taps in something most of us fear to look into, our animal side, our non conscious self. When our soul and...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Stress Release

    Crying is a sign of weakness. To some people that is their beliefs. In my raise they say man don't cry even if is a four or five years old. I would always tell my siblings and my kids Crying is not just for babies. Is unhealthy not to cry. To my lovely sisters, ; My best advice...
    wonderMe07 wonderMe07 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2013

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    I feel like It's an amazing way to relive built

    up stress and toxins that can harm my body and mind.
    KariAlex KariAlex 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2014

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    I don't cry as much as I used to.

    .. I suppose when I am crying it means I'm really hurting.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M 1 Response May 4, 2014

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    I was hanging out with a friend and he brought his co-worker along. I had met his coworker before, but she still didn't really know me well and she almost started crying (now this...
    vacationings vacationings 31-35, M Apr 16

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    1. Laying out in the hot sun. 2. Laughing. 3. Exploring the wilderness. 4. Coloring in a brand new coloring book with brand new crayons. 5. Hiking. 6. The season of Spring. 7...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    1. Sunshine & blue skies 2. Warmth 3. Green grass 4. Budding trees 5. Bright, colorful flowers 6. Ants & beetles crawling in the grass 7. The sound of birds, especially the...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This wasn't hard, but I might have repeated things. If so, sorry! ^.^ 1. Pokemon! 2. Making new friends. 3. Cuddling plushies. 4. Zelda. 5. Cold, home made fruit bars. 6...
    SelfSurgery SelfSurgery 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    1. Making people laugh 2. Seeing people happy 3. Drawing and sketching 4. Donuts 5. Horror movies 6. The sound when it rains 7. Riding my bike 8. Doing something nice for a...
    charites0 charites0 16-17, F Apr 15

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    Let's try to be happy again.In a world that is cold,we by choices have a right to move to the warmer side..Paying attention to life-to it's beauty,oddity,wonder I hope you would...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. Clothes on the clothesline 2. My husband's bed head on Saturday mornings 3. Horror movie marathons with my mom 4. Warm, handmade bread 5. Painting my nails without smudging...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Im sure i binge watch amazingly good tv series, as a form of escapism, from my dreary, boring life ....
    Deathproof86 Deathproof86 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    this will be easy. my 5 dogs make me feel very happy.
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    solitude coffee music sleep fun
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M Apr 3

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    just listen to When she Cries by Britt Nicole and you will understand
    AlexisMarie1300 AlexisMarie1300 13-15, F Apr 13

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    I'm nt gonna list them all in one single post.. that will not mke me happy...... 1. my niece 2. a combination of chocolate n peanut butter in one dish 3. sunrise 4. prawns... with...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses Apr 15

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    26. When folks come over for dinner and can smell something good cooking as they walk up to the house. 27. Giving unexpecting people cookies. 28. Pretty aprons. 29. My baby...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    ................... 10. a dreamless night... 11. hot foamy latte... 12. when my mom waited for my arrival at the front door 13. when mom is happy.... 14. JETSKIING!!!!!!!!! 15...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 6 days ago

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    Been a little bummed recently, so I'm gonna do this. 1.) hair dye 2.) makeup 3.) flowers 4.) combat boots and fishnet tights 5.) Netflix 6.) the spine of a brand new book...
    OccasionalCupcake OccasionalCupcake 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. Horses 2. Unicorn 3. Rainbows 4. French toast 5. Being tickled 6. Laughing 7. Puppy 8. Books 9. Friends 10. Family 11. Pets 12. Rabbits 13. Paint 14. Jokes 15. Money 16...
    gabby121212 gabby121212 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Couldn't think of 50 things by myself so i found these 50 questions 👌👏 1: What would you name your future daughter? Trinity Jade . 2: Do you miss anyone? Yes 😫 3...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F Apr 15

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    I constantly feel rubbish going through this break up, it takes so long to get out of bed. 101 things on my mind, I only cry if I think of lovey things or him just being perfectly...
    laurelist laurelist 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Sometimes I am not even thinking and do things that I take for granted sometimes. I always try to be grateful for everything that I have and everything that I have experienced in...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I actually think the opposite. I have two friends who love Asian girls and are constantly after them and I absolutely have no interest in them. I honestly find them very average...
    mason167 mason167 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    There are people that just think about the things they are sad about not having. Well I like to think about the things that I'm glad I have and couldn't stand losing.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I think the best thing for me to do is leave. Leave everyone behind and start new, get away from all of this.. I just don't want to leave my little brother, but I need to get my...
    1221am 1221am 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I've done things that are downright cruel and irresponsible given my age and education. Mostly when drunk. I quit for the new year and have been sober ever since and it's seemed to...
    mytrueself113 mytrueself113 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    It burns my eyes and gives me a headache. I rarely cry, but when I do it takes forever to stop. I can't remember the last time I cried in front of somebody, I don't think it's...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Apr 12

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    Whether you want to believe it or not, there is a significant percentage of overweight pets out there. Obesity is usually a problem that affects dogs more often than cats, but it...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 15

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    I think about how better life would be IF.......... but maybe things are cool like it is.......... not the bad stuff, but for me. I have the best tracks, best family, best friends...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    How to build a new body in 12 months! This is an amazing story. I'm posting on how it is possible to regain your health. For the past year, I've been reading and finding useful...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    Ive learned so much about life, success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It's interesting how I found this website: I googled "introverts anonymous" on a whim. I was actually thinking more along the lines of a sort of chatroom where I could Interact...
    sailman306 sailman306 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    They are only funny when someone successfully counter-troll them. Most of the attempted counter-troll on Q&As and experiences with a large member base are not trolling the trolls...
    DomFletch DomFletch 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    when the road was smoother and life was less torturous. Right now , I need to rest I am having a psychotic episode now but with water and healthy foods and a bath , I will get...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I am a 24 years old guy and I absolutely hate the way I look. I find myself ugly and repulsive and I don't know how to deal with it.The way you view yourself can have an impact on...
    Fruktklyftan Fruktklyftan 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I had no friends from 7th to 9th grade; I was bullied during those years, and the "popular" thing to do was to either make fun of me, or act like I didn't exist. I was like a...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey, I'm still at school in my second to last year, I'm a girl. But the thing is, I have these really amazing but unwanted feelings for this teacher. She's amazing, she's...
    girlproblems267 girlproblems267 18-21, F Mar 26

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