5 reasons why you need to have a good cry

In this post, we're talking about 5 amazing health benefits of crying. Tears are so beneficial they can even ease physical pain! So keep reading and enjoy.

A lot of people see crying as something bad. Oftentimes, when people cry, you hear remarks like "Why are you now crying?" and "Don't be such a baby about it."

They make it seem like babies have the monopoly on crying. Let's prove them wrong.

Do you let yourself cry the moment you feel like crying? Do you know any other benefits of crying? We'll love to read them in the comment section!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Emma Alabaster
Thanks for that, I've just spent the last hour crying and can agree that these seem to be very true, from what I can tell.
Mar 28, 2021 4:18PM
Steve Tingle
Man, but have cried a number of times over the years, usually when I've been having a breakdown, thankfully there are medicines which help!
Mar 28, 2021 8:52PM
Julie Allen
patrick connealy, Bit hard to find men who'll cry openly.
May 29, 2022 10:03PM
Ilias Tsiabardas
Thanks for that ,and from now on I would make it a habit Crying but in Private 😭
Apr 4, 2022 8:45PM
Debbie Moser
Jim Mascair, real men cry!
Mar 7, 2022 9:16PM
Paul Vickers
Gladys Shoemaker, Sorry to hear that, I lost my parents a day after each other in 2018 it's coming up in December and I still not cried or grieved, I say to myself is that normal.
Nov 12, 2021 6:00PM
Lynne Cage
Gladys Shoemaker, so sorry for your loss
Mar 30, 2021 2:48AM
Jim Mascair
It seems to have good benefits, but it would ruin my reputation.
Mar 29, 2021 9:14PM
Gladys Shoemaker
I can’t cry. Have not been able to cry for at least 10 years. My husband passed away, I have not been able to cry???
Mar 29, 2021 5:14PM
james parrillo
Steve Tingle, God knows how you feel. You can tell Him about it. Thank you, Christine, James's wife
Mar 29, 2021 1:57PM
Tears or laughter...both are a release of emotion and you need to let them out
Mar 29, 2021 11:29AM
When I was a child we weren't allowed to cry. If we did our Dad would tell us to stop or he would give us something to cry about. He thought crying was a sign of weakness. To this day I don't cry except when I'm home alone watching a movie & there is a sad scene, especially if it involves children or animals. I remember holding it in until I felt like I would burst so I believe you should cry. Now I don't care to be around woman who cry constantly. You know, the ones who cry at the drop of a hat. While raisi,g my daughter if there was a real reason to cry, I'd tell her to cry because it would make her feel better. So yes, I believe there is some truth to this.
Mar 29, 2021 11:04AM
Steve Tingle, I feel your pain brother.
Mar 29, 2021 7:58AM
"Our tear ducts is connected to the nose" Doesn't anyone proofread these things?
Mar 29, 2021 6:52AM
Steve Tingle
Irma Rivera, It is a problem, my wife died but since then I find it hard to get emotional about anything until it gets too much and I have a breakdown.
Mar 28, 2021 10:09PM
Fiona McWilliam
Irma Rivera, Hello Irma. I suffer from depression and anxiety. For years I hardly cried but since I left home I have cried way more! The thing that has helped me a lot is going to counselling because that has lifted away some of my underlying anger that I didn't know I had and I'm now able to deal with lots more. I'm currently going through some friend issues and cried buckets yesterday because of this. I have a small amount of counselling going on just now so I can untangle some of the issues that I am causing others. I have found that I unravel one string of emotion right down to when I was small and then another one starts to unravel all the way back but it seems to me that my strings of emotion don't unravel all at once or none of us would cope because it would be just too much! From my experience, I can say that unravelling all the stuck emotions has really helped me to get lots better so can I urge you to seek some counselling to start that process if you can afford it. I'd love to be going more but I just can't afford to. xx
Mar 28, 2021 9:32PM

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