The Many Benefits of Crying

Crying is meant to help us heal both mentally and physically, but if we can’t cry, we might be suffering from anhedonia.

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By Dr T J Jordan

In some cultures, crying still is denigrated as the behavior of effeminate people and young children. Boys and men often see crying as shameful and fight to withhold tears, especially in…