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I Want to Cry But Can't

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    Harsh Reality About Boys!

    I am sure, I am not the only boy with this nature! we boys have to control our feelings and not cry because we are supposed to be stronger and crying is a sign of weakness.
    simplydbest simplydbest 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Not Worth The Clean-up

    I would like to cry. My eyes bleed when I cry though. So, not really worth it.
    JosieMuffin JosieMuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2012

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    I Legitly Can't.

    It's like I physically can't anymore. I don't know, last month I cried so much I think I might be all out of tears for a long time. Whenever I feel sad and like I'm going to cry, the tears just don't come out. But I still start shaking and have that awful feeling of heartache In...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I Think I Have Just Gone Numb...

    I am 25 and my life is a joke. I am single, have no friends left, still live at home and have no social life. I feel so angry and frustrated with myself and deserve to be punished. I want to cry but what would be the point? There is no one here who will understand or who will...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    I Keep Books and Videos Around For This...

    I have an entire TV series of a hard drive just to cry to. I have reason to cry in my life, but it's so hard to wrap my head around it, I can't. I read the end of 'Where The Red Fern Grows" multiple times just to cry. I'm probably going to watch 'Air' later this week...
    Geza Geza 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    I'M So Lonely...

    I'm so lonely Lord, why have you put this curse on me. I get good grades, I have good looks, I try to do my best. But, Why Lord, Why, have you put this love-sadness / loneliness curse on pore 17year old me.. I know I have all my life to find the perfect girl. But because you gave...
    Feb 1, 2013

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    I Want To Cry...

    Dear readers, My name is Robert, I am 19. For a while now, since about when I was 15. I first learned to feel, learned to appreciate and learned to value. Through the transformation period of my life, I think I have experienced many things. Although, they are not as critical as...
    RobertDeLoneWolf RobertDeLoneWolf 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I Toughen Myself Up Sometimes.

    I don't like to cry. But sometimes I feel the need to cry. To release that hurtful emotional pain inside me. But once I start crying, I feel better. Lately I've been "burying" my problems in my yard and keeping my problems to myself and deal with it on my own. For two and a...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    Too Strong

    I have always been the strong one in my group of friends. I have a hard time being emotionally vulnerable because I was emotionally neglected as a child. I want to cry, but I refuse to let anyone see me cry. If they saw me cry, I would be vulnerable, I wouldn't be that strong...
    nooneandeveryone nooneandeveryone 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    All Out Of Tears

    I guess it is possible to run out of tears as I have somehow.. Don't know how.. All I do at night when I am alone is cry and cry.. I finally fall asleep atleast sometimes not often but occasionally I fall asleep
    kthimm12 kthimm12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2011

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    They say it's the ultimate release of sorts.

    I read on a website about healing that in order to do so you must first learn about crying and releasing the pain. There I was last night, in a pretty rough state, sharing things I don't think I've told many people about and actually feeling safe. She held me so tight and...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F Dec 19, 2014

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    Lithium

    I am Bipolar. I have taken many drugs as these things go, just to find my right chemical cocktail. I finally settled with Lithium. It seems to stabilize me and the only side effects are weight gain and the ability to NOT feel. I can't cry. I have had very sad and bad things...
    JustcallmeCurly JustcallmeCurly 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    I Need To Cry

    im 21 and i have a 4 month old daughter that her father refuses to help with and when he does he complains and i try to be everything he wants me to be and in doing so ive lost track of who i am as a woman i just feel like ending it all to avoid the hurt of everything i want to...
    singlemama21 singlemama21 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    A girl in my school killed herself last night.

    She only was a sophomore. I've talked to her a few times but never thought of anything. I don't know what to think anymore.
    december789 december789 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2014

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    I have a friend who recently asked me why I've been aloof lately. I just told him that I wasn't, I just been doing my stuff but and I'm always up to hang out with him if he wants...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    No matter what I do I can't do anything right idk why I try I should just lock myself in my room for the rest of my life and never talk to anyone again all I do is ruin people's...
    Peedripping Peedripping 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sure, I can make an Ep friend. But it's impossible for me to make life ones. No I can't try harder or follow some guide. I can't talk to people, I'm terrified at making small talk...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I just can't stop. Broken promises will always be on the top of my burden that I carry. The scars will forever mark my wrists, thighs, sides, everywhere where I could reach with a...
    renlambert renlambert 13-15 2 days ago

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    hi guys. There are a thousand of thing in my head. I want to tell all that to a person whom I can trust who would keep my secrets safe. but sadly there's no one whom I can tell . I...
    Midnight364 Midnight364 13-15, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm supposed to talk to someone when I feel like ****. But to be honest I don't wanna talk to someone about what I'm thinking. Sometimes it feels like the darkness is going to...
    BrokenBabygirlx BrokenBabygirlx 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yes I guess you can say that I am one of those people who can't walk and chew gum at the same time. But seriously I have always had a difficult time multi tasking and doing more...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I very seldom remember my dreams. As a child I remembered all my dreams and was very excited when I woke up to learn the meanings of them. Then something traumatic happened to me...
    cosmicburst cosmicburst 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    What do you do when you feel you had the one you are meant to spend your life with, and you let them walk away? Our paths were going in different directions. He had his reasons why...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We were once close friends...now? I don't even know if he sees me as a classmate anymore, whether he sees me as nothing... With my emotions died away, I can't feel the hurt, the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I'm so close to just blurting out my feelings to some one random just because I can't possibly hold them in any longer... I need someone to understand
    Embella Embella 18-21, F 16 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't have any idea what he wants from me. Circumstances mean we can never be together. Ever. Add distance (different countries) to that mix, there is no way this can ever have...
    ally124 ally124 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hello to those out there like me. I want to write a book about my trials overcomes and let downs. To most my life wouldn't seem so bad but over the past five years I can't keep a...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    My affair ended one sidedly by him! He got transferred back to his country...to his wife and kid for good! Yes! He is married too! When I found out, my heart shattered and I wouldn...
    Wynee Wynee 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well,sometimes i can't stand her!I called her last week,because my husband ,has a family member,(who we haven't seen in 5 years)coming next weekend.I thought it would be nice if...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 21

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    I can't stop crying. I been so upset. exhausted.
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Well I actually wake up at 6 every day.. But I can't manage to sleep long, latest I woke up was probably 10 am :P
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jun 21

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    I feel empty and I feel alone. I need someone. I think I want to end it but I am too scared of the pain. It's like the fear of physical pain is preventing me from getting rid of...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 21

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    I have set a million alarms for 9am (my real goal is 8am, but baby steps). I NEVER LISTEN TO THEM. I TURN THEM OFF AND KEEP SLEEPING. I stay up too late and then end up sleeping in...
    applesasch applesasch 18-21, F Jun 20

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    I didn't know that I was in love with him. Then I broke up with him because of reasons outside our relationship. A mutual friend was being a real pain to me, and she was in total...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 16-17, F Jun 20

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    I can't stand for a person to try to pressure me into doing something I don't want to do. I'm more like it's cool if you want to but, don't try to make me. just let me be happy.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Jun 19

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    OK! I want to say this so to make all know what i am from inside. You should know that my HSP which means to whoever read and don't know what it means(High Sensitive personality...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    Lol. I've had my deal of whining people who blame everyone else or a group of people for their issues. Perhaps everyone in that group that they've met were horrible to them---does...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    I keep replaying the night before he left over and over in my head. We were just sitting in his car from 1:00 am until 4:00 am.. Just talking about everything. Just enjoying that...
    kelsiex920 kelsiex920 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    This mad emotional instability inside me, is honestly too much to handle. I cannot live with it anymore, and to say I'm slowly dying on the inside or that I'm chocking doesn't seem...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    When I can't sleep I ask my angel to lay with me and she comforts me to sleep.
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F Jun 17