I Think Crying Is a Positive Thing

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    Crying

    I was going to cry, but I knew that if anybody spoke to me or looked at me too closely the tears would fly out of my eyes and the sobs would fly out of my throat and I'd cry for a week. I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and...
    kc2324 kc2324
    16-17
    Jan 25, 2013

    Boys' Tears

     i'll bet there's something that makes me cry at least every day - a story I hear about someone, a picture, a memory.  I used to think it was unbecoming to cry this much (EVEN for someone as femme-y as me) , but after a while i thought, hey, it's *me*).   I always...
    berkeleygurl berkeleygurl
    26-30, T
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2008

    Emotional Rollercoasters?!?

     We see it every night on the news. Abuse, murder, family crisis', the war, and these are just off the top of my mind,  they are impossible to escape.  Several people have died that I know in the last two months and I can't cope being Bipolar 1.  The...
    DSuz DSuz
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2009

    Thrice Distilled

    From the chaos within my heartOozes one tearTraces the line of my cheek;Thrice distilled:Past, grieving the pain that has beenPresent, for a heart that still bleedsIt trembles on my chinGlintingDropsSoaring through unknown space...Future
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Oct 4, 2012

    Every Emotion Is Now a Cry

    I had a bit of a bad childhood from the age of 5 to 10 and at 13 I had an older violent boyfriend. At the time i had nowhere to go or no one to talk to about both incidents so i used to get so angry and frustrated. I never cried once but would always lash out at objects, punching...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2009

    Crying

    It always helps me to cry tears after having a lot of stress
    ameeker ameeker
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2007

    Release

    Crying is such a release for me.
    justjudyblue2 justjudyblue2
    36-40, F
    Apr 19, 2008

    Crying By Candle Light

    I love to cry..not to sobe just cry. I Love to get out my paints turn the light off and paint ,cry, dream and watch the shadows dance...its love to me. 
    theconflictedness theconflictedness
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2010

    Nature's way of relieving anxiety

    and grief and there should be no confines between males and females. I just wish that I could more often as I'm the only one losing out!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2015

    It Certainly Can Be

    i think crying can definitely be a positive thing, especially as an act of emotional exploration and catharsis. most of the time i feel better after having had a good cry, as opposed to holding in my emotions. on the other hand, i've seen crying be a negative thing as well, when...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2008

    The Tears of a Clown

    I think crying is a positive thing.  It's very therapeutic to cry sometimes just as a good hearty laugh every now and then is good for you, but there is a time and place for all things and anything done in excess can be harmful.   
    Insomniac Insomniac
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2008

    Contempt

    I cry a lot. Sometimes I pretty much go out and look for a reason to cry.  Whenever I feel stressed out or worried about something, crying makes me feel so much better.  I'm a bit of an 'emotion junkie', as I like to call it; when something happens to me, good or bad...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep
    18-21, F
    Mar 1, 2008

    Crying Game

    i always feel so relieved when i do cry, it feels like such a heavy weight has been lifted i cry a lot,  i carry many burdens and i like to weep to relieve the burden everynow and again crying is magical when you cry with someone else
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 23, 2008

    Now, Where Are Those Tissues?

    We all understand what crying is, and most people associate it with sadness, but sometimes weakness. And the predictable question that follows: Are you ok?  I say YES, dammit, I am very ok! To me crying is important. It is a tool i use when I need to release tension...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Aug 24, 2007

    Crying

    Crying is a good release if you just feel like crap and everything is just bottling up inside of you. Sometimes I just take a warm shower and cry my heart out and when there are no tears left I feel allot better. After Im done crying the thing that I was crying about in the first...
    Childish1der Childish1der
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 12, 2012

    Why Am I Crying?

    Why am I crying and so emotional? Heaven continues to send me an angel Yes...so I can find the strength to carry on A lot of tears will be generated daily Maybe I might be emotional...but it's me I have a message...if anyone cares to listen Cradled in this old man's heart...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Apr 1, 2011

    Crocodile Tears

    I too think that crying is a positive thing. I wish I could cry with more ease. I am just wondering though if anyone else has trouble with people who use tears in a more manipulative way. I think when most people cry, it is quite genuine and it affects me deeply on a heartfelt...
    femme7 femme7
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2008

    Cleanses

    To me tears are a healthy and cleansing release.  Laughter and tears though being the antithesis of one another, are both good for our souls and hearts. In crying, we physically release tears, the tears symbolise what we have been holding internally, holding back from...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    Daily

    I cry just about every day... but once I'm done, I always feel better afterwards... like I've just released demons or something.
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    Dec 2, 2007

    I Feel Its Better To Cry Then Not Cry At All And Have That Heavy Heart , Which Is Internal Grief .

    I feel crying can release that heavy heart that  sits within you , its good to express your emotions , however crying is not just for sadness for me , I cry to with anger and fustration , and happiness . Im very emotional kind of woman , so crying is something i do to express...
    mishy40 mishy40
    36-40
    Jan 2, 2012

    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 is compassion) when I told her about a childhood sport/coach incident. I will never forget what this guy did (sparing you from the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 16, 2015

    Does anyone else have days

    where they watch sad movies to cry? I find it really helps me focus again and get rid of my emotions for a while. Thinking today would be a good day to do it
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2015

    The Lakes of My Tears Bring Understanding

    I think that crying tells us something about ourselves. It tells us how much something bothers us, how sensitive we are, and what matters most to us. It can bring a lot of self-discovery. Crying releases the pain inside for me. It's a way of dealing with the situations in my...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2008

    Each Tear Has A Story

    I'm bracing for something that seems to be heading in a direction that I feared would take. The more I think about the laughter and newness we shared, tears would well up. I wish that she could read every story that each tear has to say. One for instance, I miss the long talks...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2010

    Crying Purges The Soul

    It brings me a sense of peace and clarity when I cry. I get the sense of  "Okay you can move on now." I can't pinpoint aspecific happening but there have been several instances where I had one of those no resolution arguments with my husband and he'd just walk out on...
    rayray1980 rayray1980
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2010

    The Washing Away of Pain....

    I find it refreshing to have a good cry from time to time. Lately I have been very emotional about a lot of different things in my life and this of course has brought on crying quite a bit. I think of it as a release. Everything bottled up in those little tears for however long...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2008

    Good?? It's Brilliant

    You're just letting all thoose emotions inside of you go, letting them stream down your face as tears. It never is clever to bottle them in, when they eventually come out, it won't be pretty. You're also showing how you feel if you honestly can't word it. Just, don't do it too...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Oct 30, 2007

    What the Dickens?

    In the words of Charles Dickens, "It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens the temper, so cry away!" I've never enjoyed crying, probably because my eyes get really red--and combined with my face, red from blushing because I'm...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2008
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