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I Want to Cry But I Can't

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    I Could Use a Really Good Cry

      A good cry would really help me feel better sometimes.  I always feel better after.  It is like the floodgates open and all negativity gets washed away from me.  Especially now, since I am under an unbelievable amount of stress.  It is going to end up...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F Jan 30, 2009

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    LAsuperstar LAsuperstar 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    I used to cry a lot.

    but now it seems Like I can't. I can't laugh either. I hate it.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 8

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    There will be people you meet in life

    that do not like you. It shouldn't make you a lesser person. Place your concern on the opinion of the person you see most - YOU. You owe it to yourself to make peace with whatever is causing you pain. Know that you deserve - and are worthy - of your own love.
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't know why but

    whenever someone just has to make my life so difficult and hard, I want to scream and cry but I can't. I haven't been able to cry for months and I want to. I'm listening to "My Sundown" by Jimmy Eat World and I just can't. My eyes hurt so much and I'm hurting in the inside too.
    hedowmedow hedowmedow 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    How come I can't cry.

    . It has been so long since I've actually cried. For some reason, it seems as if my mind won't let me create tears. It's like I feel nothing.. When everyone else is crying, they think "I don't care" because I don't cry with them. But sometimes I want to cry. I want to just let it...
    ItsAllASecret ItsAllASecret 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2014

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    I'm naturally a person

    who doesn't cry easily, but is it normal that I suddenly can't cry anymore? I just can't, everytime I watch a sad dramatical movie because of which everyone has cried, I don't cry even though I'm sad. When I think of how I miss my boyfriend or how I want to get through with...
    InternationGal InternationGal 18-21, F Oct 19, 2014

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    Are You Angry Too

    The American people are angry. They are angry that the middle class is collapsing because of the Wall Street-caused recession, they are angry that unemployment is sky high, that 50 million people lack health insurance, and that working families can't afford college for their kids...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M Jul 5, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 5

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    I keep getting a feeling like I'm insanely sad

    and I know I should be crying but I just can't. It makes my chest feel heavy with unshed tears (or something like that). And when I can actually get myself to cry I stop almost immediately because I start to feel stupid for crying. So uhh... yeah. It sucks. And it's happening...
    JayyPsythe JayyPsythe 13-15, M 2 Responses May 27, 2014

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    I miss him so much. I know I shouldn't

    but I do. I shouldn't care at all. It's hard here without him in the place that used to be ours. I pull into the parking lot and his truck is no longer there, but every time I pull in I still hold my breath as I come around the corner, hoping to see it. I go to bed every...
    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    Have and awful day and I don't know why,

    I feel weird,like something is wrong,but I don't know what:(
    HappyWife16 HappyWife16 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    I'm 23 and the last time I remember

    that I cried was 2011. I have been going through a lot lately. Have been getting sick so much that I even lost my hearing and I have tinnitus and tremor on my arm, hand and leg. I feel like crying most of the times but I can't. I had neurological problems. Is it maybe the cause...
    Iitah Iitah 22-25 Mar 13

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    Want to cry so much ,

    ,, i feel very deep hurt inside me i just can't tell anyone or complain to any person ,, cause i'm sure they won't understand me
    RamyMB RamyMB 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    Crying

    usually, I cry easily. when my mom shouts at me and I know she is right, when my dad say something bad about my behavior, when I watch a sad movie, when im frustrated about something and so on... but there are times, like tonight, that I feel so miserable, so sad, and I dont...
    kakinaki kakinaki 13-15 Dec 3, 2011

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    I have a BFF, she's called Ashley.

    One day? She just plainly ignored me for the whole day and I asked her why did she and then she said that she just wanted to "catch up" with another girl called Lauren. I believed her but then the other day, she ignored me again and I heard her over talking about our chat...
    LunaSapientia LunaSapientia 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2014

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    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I want to move out, but I know I can't.

    The longer I stay here the more I want to stab my brother.
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2014

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    Sometimes it's happened with me also.

    At that time i think in my body their is "Global Warming". Then i smile!!!!!!!??????
    pskqwer8 pskqwer8 26-30, M Nov 29, 2014

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    "I'll be home in no time,

    I've been gone forever I'm coming home tonight, we'll be back together. This plane gon' fly. I can't predict the weather but I'll be on the first flight home." A boy who likes me shared this song with me, and when I listened to it my heart started racing and I wanted to cry. I...
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F Mar 10

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    Buried Tears

    I can't cry in front of others. I can only cry when completely alone, which doesn't happen very often. I bottle it up and instead of crying I get angry.. I don't want to be an angry person, but I have problems that get overlooked because I cannot express my emotions physically. I...
    Obsequity Obsequity 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    Frustrating.

    I have a lot of emotions built up in my mind, and in my heart, and I can feel my eyes stinging, and I want more than anything to just break down and cry. But I can't. Whenever I feel my eyes start stinging I automatically stop them. I can't cry. I suppose it probably has to do...
    BananaBat BananaBat 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    Tears...

    I feel the tears starting to come, but they are held back. They stop as if to say, "why should I bother to fall when no one will notice or care."  They make it into my eyes yet retreat as if being called back into submission by a force greater than themselves.  I long to let...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Im just so empty inside,

    i have hit a point of sadness beyond where i cry everyday, to not crying at all, not doing anything. Everything seems so pointless and stupid and i just stopped caring. I have stopped trying to make my life and just accepted that it ******* sucks, and stopped looking forward to...
    kezzie10 kezzie10 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2014

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    Not In Front Of Her Or Anyone

    Payton.. She's my sister. I wish she was. I love her more than anything in the world!! And with all that's happening .. I want to cry.. So bad.. But not in front or her i can't make her scared. When u ask me if I'm OK Danni I'm usually not I just hide it.. And will all this...
    GuardianAngel9400 GuardianAngel9400 13-15, F Dec 10, 2012

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    I'm not sure how long I was sitting,

    just starring at the scene in that bathroom before she called to me. Her voice told me she was reluctant to do so, but curiosity had finally won. So I walked onto the other side of the house, clothes disheveled and reeking of wet dog, eyes unable to settle. She brought her 7...
    candycoatedunicorn candycoatedunicorn 36-40, F 1 Response May 5

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    I haven't been able to cry

    for a long time. It has probably been months since I cried form emotion. I feel this physical pain sometimes when I'm really down but I just can't. I also usually have little to no emotional reactions to things anymore unless I'm pretending so I don't look weird. Can anyone help...
    StrikerXVE StrikerXVE 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    It's near impossible

    for me to cry now. I've cried too much for me to do it again.
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F Apr 23, 2014

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    "In the human heart, there is a built-in

    obsolescence factor. It does not matter how powerful and influential you are, how much education you have, how self-controlled or holy you consider yourself; your heart, if you do not guard it, will break down." ~ K. P. Yohannan, Living in the Light of Eternity
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    I'm one of five kids,

    I'm the oldest and such a disappointment to my parents an my family.. Well so they say. I don't have any qualifications but I have had 4 jobs.. I'm looking for a job now with good money and I have a few interviews which is good. Yet I still feel like I have to please my parents...
    gracestears gracestears 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    I'm constantly overwhelmed by emotions I really

    can't understand. I guess it might be part of being a teenager. Feeling utterly lost even when I know where I am. Feeling lonely while being surrounded by people. Being scared of talking to people when all I want to do is talk to someone. Feeling chained and caged when I'm free...
    shhyoudontknowme shhyoudontknowme 16-17, F Feb 22

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    Delayed Tears

    As a hardened man, I don't cry, I just feel numb. If it's heavy heavy impact, then I might cry very hard after absorbing the pains for a few days. This "heavy" thing had happened to me once. And for the year that followed tears would suddenly drop while I was doing something...
    Excellency Excellency 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 29, 2011

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    I Want To Rid Myself Of This Stress

    Studies show that when you cry, you are releasing stress chemicals (cortisol) from your body, hence, lowering your stress level. I have needed a good cry for years, and yet I can't seem to do it. I feel like I have become somewhat jaded and numb from the heartache I have...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Jan 12, 2012

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    It seems like I've been crying at the wrong

    times lately. A few days ago I was crying because I forgot about a room change and I went to the wrong classroom. Today my best friend left and I feel like I should be crying, or feeling depressed, but I'm not.
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm standing you in a rainstorm

    and I'm watching it get darker and darker and the rain is falling harder and harder, if only someone knew this is how my life is. Dark and drenched with pain.
    AnguishX AnguishX 18-21, M 1 Response May 11, 2014

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    The walls crumble piece by piece.

    I try to hold on to my humanity of being a good person.
    trickser trickser 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    Have you ever had those moments

    where your head and lungs hurt because you're so upset? I've lost my appetite but my mother insists that I'm hungry...I've told her a few times I'm not but she never listens. I upset my father really badly by dropping a glass.
    quietbunny quietbunny 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    crying is the best way

    for you to ease the pain you feel inside.. but how can you if there's no more tears running down in your eyes.. yes, i really know how it feels cause this is what happening with me.. i feel so sad,lonely and no one ever loved me.. i dont know what to do but i wanna go pass...
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Death has taught me a profound lesson,

    that we are put into this world TO LOVE, because we are beings of love. We don't see love, but we know it exists because we feel it. Love doesn't define, it doesn't categorize, it doesn't judge. It's the soul just wanting to act out or to be expressed. It doesn't take much to...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    this can be an wonderfull emotional feeling.

    .. cuts u from your inner heart . huh this is that pain which i want to feel but this harms me a lot ... :'( i want to cry but donot expose it to others coz this is just a topic of 2or3 mints just as they enjoy ... but this intension cant be feel by them ... I seriosly want...
    Desier Desier 16-17, M Nov 24, 2014

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    Can't Cry

    Have you ever had that feeling where you really really want to cry but for some damn reason you just can't?... So feeling like that tonight... :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    I Can't, I just can't no matter how much I try!

    I am feeling so lifeless, I can't cry or laugh or have fun or get bored or feel. I can just study and feel a few feelings which I really treasure. I want to be a normal human and I could, by the power of love, but love isn't to make u feel what u wanna feel, love is treasuring...
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Sometimes I want cry

    but I can't because I'm in public and everyone will be looking and in front my friends I can't too because I have to pretend to be happy to avoid them asking me and they wouldn't understand my situation , other times I cried so much that tears won't even come after a while but...
    minniekoala minniekoala 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    One of the things I can't do is feel guilt

    for the wrongs or sins in my life. I want to cry but I can't which is so frustrating at times.
    Loladeedee Loladeedee 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Hey. I have a big problem.

    .. And I hope someone can help me with the problem. Last time i cryed was the day my bf said something like 'Stop crying. What will help crying?', take you togather' And other hurtful stuff. Since i heard those words that day i can't cry. Hurts and gets worse. It's not like I...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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