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I Think Crying Is A Healthy Thing

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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 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 2 Responses 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 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2013

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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 36-40, M 1 Response May 4, 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 3 Responses Jun 8, 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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    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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    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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