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    QUOTE Jun 25, 2008 7:15 PM GMT
    how often do you cry? for what? when was the last time?
  • gymguy1 Posts: 1736
    QUOTE Jun 25, 2008 10:04 PM GMT
    I havent really cried in about 3 years and that was at my cousin's funeral. Im not really an emotional person. But when I hear a certain song on my ipod it makes me think of my cousin and my eyes water up. There have been times where I was sad and a tear or two fell but I wasnt really crying a bunch of tears. It was just a few.
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    QUOTE Jun 26, 2008 1:47 AM GMT
    I can be such a crybaby, mostly from watching movies. The last one that REALLY did it to be was two years ago at the Festival Nouveau Cinéma. I watched Efter Brylluppet (After the Wedding), a Danish film that was also nominated for an Oscar. I cried and cried, and then when I tried to tell my roommates about it I cried some more. It was kind of ridiculous.

    And I cried REALLY bad when I watched the series finale of Six Feet Under. Fantastic show.
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    QUOTE Jun 26, 2008 1:58 AM GMT
    I dont cry very much, over the years i have actually tryied to keep myself from crying at all do to the usual stigma against men crying and how i was raised, but once in a while there are things that will make me break down and cry, the last time was sometime last year.
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    QUOTE Jun 26, 2008 2:05 AM GMT
    I think that stimga of which you speak is so destructive. Crying is healthy and natural. Why bottle it all up inside you when you can just let it out?
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    QUOTE Jun 26, 2008 2:10 AM GMT
    it is viewed as weak, and i know better now but after hearing it for years it kind of becomes apart of you
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    QUOTE Jun 26, 2008 3:06 PM GMT
    Crying is very healthy due to the secretion of stress hormones in the tears. Unfortunately society stigmatizes men that cry. Society would rather have men drown their sorrows in alcohol or take out their sadness in other self-destructive behaviour. Very strange.

    My brother and his son both cried easily as kids, but I did not (still don't). My mom and dad always commented with irritation that they hated when my brother or his son cried. Their attitude is a microcosm of what happens to boys growing up. From a very early age they are shamed into suppressing tears. Not healthy, not at all healthy.
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    QUOTE Jun 26, 2008 3:10 PM GMT
    When I was younger and more sensitive I cried but now its the odd Movie that brings tears to my eyes.

    My B/F is young and he cries easy so I do my best never to say the wrong thing or hurt his feelings if possible.
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    QUOTE Jun 28, 2008 4:03 AM GMT
    Sometimes I get so down.. I do a lot of cryng at night in the dark where no one can see or hear me. So much on my plate
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    QUOTE Jun 28, 2008 4:11 PM GMT
    chrisaz saidSometimes I get so down.. I do a lot of cryng at night in the dark where no one can see or hear me. So much on my plate


    Sorry to hear that, I went through similar emotions when I was your age. You may be depressed (I know I was).
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    QUOTE Jun 28, 2008 4:28 PM GMT
    I guess I almost never cry - I really am so lucky, I've had so many good breaks, I just don't have anything to cry about. Even at my grandmother's funeral, I didn't feel like crying because I feel like she went on up to a far better place.

    Nothing wrong with a guy crying - but if you make a gratitude list, you may find you have so much to be grateful for.
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    QUOTE Jun 28, 2008 5:10 PM GMT
    I'm a massive crybaby I cry with the drop of a hat..was a crybaby as a kid, and still is now. I cry over television shows "sob sob"...the most recent one was over Grey's Anatomy's season finale..oh oh and Brothers & Sisters' season finale...and i've gotta admit it..I have cried over Oprah on some of her more tear-jerking episodes ("EEEWWWW Oprah??" I heard you say)..yes I watch Oprah sometimes on boring afternoons when I'm off from uni and that being the only interesting show on TV lol...in terms of crying over an 'event'..the last time would be when I came out to the first person in my life..my elder bro's ex..massive weight lifted off my shoulders and I cried and cried and cried..glad that I can speak to her like my own sister now ohh not to forget..I cry along when I see people close to me cry..so there you go..need me to cry you a river? message me
  • coolarmydude Posts: 8434
    QUOTE Jun 28, 2008 5:43 PM GMT
    I don't cry. Sometimes, my eyes just leak.
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    QUOTE Jun 29, 2008 10:20 AM GMT
    You should get a plumber about that!
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    QUOTE Jun 29, 2008 4:42 PM GMT
    This topic is making me sad to the point of tears.
  • MattyC0709 Posts: 1195
    QUOTE Jun 29, 2008 4:57 PM GMT
    I cry whenever I'm arguing with my parents mainly. I might shed a tear in romantic films too.
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    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:00 AM GMT
    Definitely when friends move away because I know the relationship will never be the same. Often cry with anything final or embarking on something new. Fierce loyalist here.

    Last time I cried? My birthday, when a friend on campus snuck up behind me and gave me a hug and kiss. It's the going joke that we only hug on New Year's so this was an extra surprise!
  • mickeytopogig... Posts: 5526
    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:05 AM GMT
    I was such a hardass when I was younger. Lately I get a little choked up at odd things.

    I was judging a dance competition and this fat girl was dancing beautifully. I immediately thought of a few of the fat girls I knew and heard their voices in my head--how upset they were that they could never be taken seriously because they were fat. And this girl was dancing well. I felt deeply for her as she performed, almost as though I were her father. She's somebody's daughter, I thought, and it got me choked up. I gave her a gold with honors.
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    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:21 AM GMT
    mickeytopogigio saidI was such a hardass when I was younger. Lately I get a little choked up at odd things.
    You could be sufferin' Man-O-Pause
  • mickeytopogig... Posts: 5526
    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:27 AM GMT
    ActiveAndFit saidYou could be sufferin' Man-O-Pause

    Does man-o-pause cause moobs? I could swear my chest was harder than this.
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    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:28 AM GMT
    BTW, I don't mean to demean crying. I just got news (Friday) that my second boyfriend committed suicide and I shed some tears. He was really a sweet guy who deserved more happiness.
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    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:30 AM GMT
    mickeytopogigio saidDoes man-o-pause cause moobs? I could swear my chest was harder than this.
    I don't know, but if you want me to suck on them and see if I can draw milk the I could certainly oblige you
  • mickeytopogig... Posts: 5526
    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:32 AM GMT
    Most likely you'd get Diet Coke if you sucked hard enough.
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    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:33 AM GMT
    for all those in the throws of love, this vid's for you!!
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    QUOTE Jul 02, 2008 4:34 AM GMT
    mickeytopogigio saidMost likely you'd get Diet Coke if you sucked hard enough.
    Yuck!! I hate diet drinks!