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I When Children Cry

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    As a child whenever I would cry my mother would make me look at myself in a mirror. She'd say "look at how ugly you are when you cry", and I never wanted to look ugly. When I cry...
    LadyLuxury LadyLuxury 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I'm a stoic, so no one really knows what I'm thinking. Whenever I cry, it's because my emotions have broke loose and I couldn't hold it in. When I do cry, I'm always being called...
    BloodFanatic BloodFanatic 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Crying in front of people is not something I enjoy doing. Its basically letting my guard down. I'm weak and vulnerable when I cry. I've always had to be the strong one. When I cry...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    He used me My mom doesn't care that I'm crying all she cares is that I go to school tomorrow The guy I like is leaving for a month My cousin doesn't understand what I mean when I...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Everyone expects me to be happy all the time. I feel like I'm showing weakness when I cry, and shattering their image of me.
    Evanthe Evanthe 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate crying in front of anyone. I'm usually pretty good at controlling what emotions I show, but that's the one thing I find infuriatingly hard to suppress. My tactics are pretty...
    EverythingYouNeverKnew EverythingYouNeverKnew 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Everyone knows all my children so when we go shopping everyone goes. my husband me and my seven children. so while im the store we let the four oldest wonder off TOGETHER and stay...
    happilymarriedus happilymarriedus 26-30, F 6 Responses Feb 12

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    This is the best title they had. I don't hate children, I just don't like bad kids. I have a child who has a defiance disorder. It has been so hard. Last night I saw another side...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    my dad died on sunday and when we told the little girl I babysit that he died. She said, Is Diamond ok?" Diamond is my dads dog and the kids who I babysit think of my dad as the...
    foggymorning20 foggymorning20 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    And this I dont like, Id like to be able to comfort someone who cries. I try and work with it. But can it be done?, can it help?. Please dont cry. I will do alot to avoid that...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 18

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    It seems that here recently I see on the news all these cases of measles being reported. This really hits too close to home for me. I remember as a kid going through the lines at...
    missourimule63 missourimule63 51-55 1 Response Feb 1

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    Hello everyone. My name is jack. My story starts six years ago when I met my fiancée. She has full legal and phayical custody through the divorce of her daughters. The father is a...
    Aconcernedparent Aconcernedparent 36-40, M Feb 18

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    I don't normally cry but I have been patient for so long and I want to cry, my dad died last year and my mom is outside the country with my sister for few months, I gradated after...
    friendsseeker friendsseeker 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    It seems to me that life as i get older becomes more challenging .When my children were younger , life was tough , i was learning to be a good mother and to adjust to the...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I am a person who would always take care of my baby sisters. Yeah I end up as the baby sitter. It could be a frustrating experience because of the crying but I Know how to calm...
    Viniciojr12 Viniciojr12 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    I cry because that is the only way I know how to express myself with any emotion I encounter . Happiness, anger, frustration, sadness, embarrassment. I used to hate myself for it...
    ilove2smile ilove2smile 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I never thought I would meet anyone but met my partner in my 40's. He's the most wonderful, kind man and I love him to pieces. He has 3 grown up children who are great but he's...
    Nortoner Nortoner 41-45 Feb 16

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    Just once could I be happy? Not beat down and told everything that he doesn't feel is right. I'm here at his mercy. I do all he needs at the house, if he asks for something I make...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    RIP CHRISTOPHER SHORT.... If ONLY your parents didn't turn you loose with free reins, things could of been MUCH different. It's a damn shame when parents care for the men/women in...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I cry very easily. Today I went to a funeral, and there, sitting at the back of the hall, when I saw the wife of the man who'd died crying, I just couldn't control myself and...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F Feb 15

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    By the time I had children I had been wearing diapers for many years and decided I would not force my children to potty train. I have two sons, one is 19 and potty trained when he...
    jensoasis jensoasis 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    I truly admire others who adopt children for whatever reason. I have adopted one girl and one boy. Both are teenagers and are from my husband's former marriage. I love kids very...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 20 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone :) , My name is Mario and I'm 20 years old.I didn't know I'm crystal till last year. I hope someone can help me. When is someone fighting near me or similar...saying...
    mario7777777 mario7777777 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Cry as much as you want... but make sure that when you stop crying you never cry for the same reason again.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I cry because my hope doesn't die.I get angry and cry for hours.Because I see the person who makes me cry every week.It hurts so much.Coincidences never happened when I wanted,but...
    darkblue0909 darkblue0909 18-21, F Feb 14

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    Sometimes it feels good to cry, it let's all the pain flow out. Crying gives me some relief. Sometimes when I feel like I need to cry I'll listen to sad music while thinking about...
    Greywolf205 Greywolf205 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    So my brother, who is 13, acts like he's SO cool since now he is a teen. A while ago, he got mad at my mother for some reason, I don't remember why. (I should probably give you...
    Countrybae Countrybae 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I've been married almost fourteen years. We have three children all on the autism spectrum. While I can't say that my wife is unwilling, we don't have the level of intimacy that I...
    rm4678 rm4678 36-40, M Feb 1

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    When I give my children an order, I do expect it to be followed. I do not like to repeat myself without consequences . This afternoon, I told my 13 yr old daughter to empty and...
    babeluvs6n2 babeluvs6n2 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 7

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    When I am angry I cry. When I am hurt I cry. I've cried every day this week and I have cried myself to sleep every night this week.
    mrs007 mrs007 18-21, F Feb 17

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    If you have to smoke, don't do it around the children. Second hand smoke is more deadly. If your children are more important to you than a damn cigarette, then you would keep them...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is not a regret, it's something I've known would happen. Parents thankfully divorced at age 4. My dad had weekend custody and is a great dad. Still, I saw how hard being a...
    MissASC77 MissASC77 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I know that I have not discussed it here but I am now in a loving relationship with an older man. I still have my own apartment but I stay over at his house more often than not...
    teresasimpson teresasimpson 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    I have six amazing children, 3 boys and 3 girls. *Elise, age 17 *Aster, age 13 *Iris, age 12 *Heather, age 9 *Connor, age 9 (Twins w/ Heather) *Casey, age 6 Elise, a senior...
    OliviaTheFab OliviaTheFab 26-30, F Feb 9

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    I cry all the time even when I am with someone I am always crying
    daddysdiaperedbabygirl daddysdiaperedbabygirl 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Being strong is to love someone in silence, to radiate happiness when we are unhappy, to forgive someone who does not deserve forgiveness, to stay calm in moments of despair, to...
    SuicideBlonde63 SuicideBlonde63 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I attempted suicide in late November 2014. I was battling clinical depression that I was born with and have no way of controlling. After the hospital my sister said "I have my $10...
    SheLovesMeSheLovesMeNot SheLovesMeSheLovesMeNot 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I...I don't know what happened. Someone just drove up in a boxcar and threw it. When it hit her, I got mad. I thought "wtf?? who was that and...is that a /walrus/???" But then, I...
    EvoxNeon EvoxNeon 16-17, M Jan 27

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    I'm angry that I am 24 years old and can't have children. I have survived Triple Negative Breast cancer, and since I could not afford to freeze my eggs, I have to leave it up to...
    cmbrown3093 cmbrown3093 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Dear anti-vaxers: I appreciate your desire to make decisions for your children without the intervention of the government. Have you considered the population which does not make...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    Am Brenda 21 year old girl kibera residents and i really love children and i hate seeing them suffer in the hands of crucial neighbors or parents and i wanna start up a daycare and...
    brendaakinyi4 brendaakinyi4 18-21, F Feb 3

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    I don't like crying in front of people, I usually hold it back- but sometimes I just crack and I can't stop it. Bur I can't be around people that cry either , because I don't know...
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Does this happen to any of you?? That you wanna talk about a serious matter, but you know the moment you'll open your mouth, you'll burst into tears? Does it happen to any of you...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 4

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