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The Tracks of Men's Tears

Michael Kimmel | Posted 02.27.2015 | Women
Michael Kimmel

Modern masculinity is measured not by a stoicism that makes us resemble an inanimate object (a rock, a pillar) but by a capacity for feeling, a capacity to be moved -- even moved to tears. It may once have been true that, as the Cure sang, "Boys don't cry." But not anymore. Today, real men cry.

3 Ways to Manage Anxiety: Advice From My Daughter - by Kristi Jo Jedlicki

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

As I recover from this latest battle with the anxiety, I am looking for the lessons it has to offer me. Two of the greatest lessons are to be kinder to myself and to take my daughter's advice more often, as she is both kind and wise indeed.

Crying Babies and Other Beautiful Blessings in Life

Aimee Heckel | Posted 01.05.2015 | Parents
Aimee Heckel

Babies don't yet know how to hide their hearts and concoct masks. They are not afraid of looking stupid. They don't know judgment. What you see on a baby's face is the closest glimpse inside the human soul as possible.

Nervous Laughter, Tears of Joy

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.06.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Everyone has witnessed or experienced discordant expressions -- crying at a wedding, growling at the sight of a newborn baby, screaming in the presence of a teen idol. Are these inappropriate emotional expressions simply embarrassing aberrations? What psychological purpose could they serve?

40 Ways to Practice Self-Kindness

Kindness Blog | Posted 11.26.2014 | Good News
Kindness Blog

As we all know modern life can be very stressful. With so many demands on our time, through juggling family, work and friends, it can be a little difficult to give ourselves the attention that we really need and deserve.

Don't Act Like You Don't Hear The Baby Crying!

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

It's amazing what a lack of sleep will do to a person. I don't know about you, but no sleep for me equals psychopath. Well, psychopath is a bit strong of a word. I'll go with lunatic.

Regarding My Altercation With The Security Guard At A Mississippi Rest Stop

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 09.21.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

Parenting kids... man, it rocks you to the core. You think pushing them out is gonna be the hard part -- they call it labor for a reason. But that is a Disney cruise compared to the years that follow.

Sadness: You're Doing It Wrong (Why I'm Mad at Crying)

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pesoli

It's not for me to judge how you process any disappointment you may have experienced as a result of the narrow-minded approach to emotional health evidenced by that test. But when it comes to the emotional intelligence you evidenced by your quiz answer, you get an A+ in my book.

Permission to Cry

Sara Goldfarb | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldfarb

nd then I knew. She didn't need me to tell her it was going to be OK. Or to stop crying. Or to move on. She needed permission to feel it.

5 Sneaky Reasons You're Crying All The Time

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

We all cry for different reasons. For some of us, it takes a tragedy to set us off. For others, a scene from "The Notebook" is enough to bring on the ...

When Depressed, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Risa Sugarman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Risa Sugarman

My psychiatrist has told me I am a "person of integrity," and I am finally beginning to believe her. I can only conquer this race by continuing to take my meds and actively doing the hard work in therapy. The ups and downs will continue, and I have to simply roll with it.

Ease Parenting Challenges With These Two Simple Words

Elycia Rubin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Elycia Rubin

I'm not claiming "No Biggy!" is foolproof, but it's definitely been an effective tool for everyone in our family. Sometimes, a little levity is all you need to change your perspective.

Earning My Maternal Instincts

Dr. Jessica Michaelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jessica Michaelson

It was my third day of being a mother, and our first night home from the hospital. My husband, son and I were up at 2:00 a.m., all desperate to decode why he (the baby, not my husband) was crying so loudly and incessantly.

The Best and Worst Places to Cry in New York City

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

I randomly ducked into the Bank of America for a place to cry today and I am very happy I did. The ATM line was luckily very long so I hopped in and cried until it was my turn to use the machine (about 6 minutes). A very average, basic, no-frills, in and out place to cry.

A New Perspective on Crying

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
Dwayne J. Clark

Well, I am here to tell you real men do cry. All these voices from my past have broken ideas of what real men are.

For the Love of My Sister

Robin Korth | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

My sister Laurie was a year and a half older than me and always two years ahead of me in school. She was also my best friend and "almost twin." In our...

Could This Be The Answer To Preventing Colic?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 01/13/2014 04:20 PM EST on LiveScience Providing probiotics, or "good bacteria," to healthy inf...

13 Things You Probably Don't Know About Tears

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Crying. Sobbing. Blubbering. Whatever you call it, from the time we're babies, we all do it. And, while many animals shed tears, emotional tears se...

26 Ridiculous Reasons I've Cried Since Having A Baby

Jen Simon | Posted 03.11.2014 | Parents
Jen Simon

After my second child was born, I couldn't deny that I had become what I previously thought was merely a sitcom-created mothering myth: a post-partum crier.

There's No Crying for Cancer Caregivers

Stephanie Sliekers | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sliekers

Almost immediately after I got the news, I made it crystal clear to my family that they were not to shed a tear -- at least not with me in the room. In reflecting on these questions, three examples of when my one and only rule was broken come to mind.

The Breakup Email Template

Vana Dabney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Vana Dabney

"We actually broke up." This is the inevitable response you will have to give for weeks, months, possibly even years after you and your significant other part ways.

All Kinds of Feelings: A Child's Emotional Literacy

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Teaching children about their feelings -- to recognize them, to name them, to express them appropriately -- is an important part of being a parent.

This Amazing Commercial From Thailand Will Make You Cry

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

Have a box of tissues ready before watching this incredible advertisement from Thai communication provider TrueMove H. The three-minute segment warmed...

Why Does Extra Gum Want Everyone To Cry?!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.12.2013 | Good News

We may need a moment before writing this post. Seriously, what are you trying to do to us here, Extra gum? We began watching this commercial out of mi...

Whiny Parents: College Drop-Off Is Not About You

Valerie Frankel | Posted 10.26.2013 | Parents
Valerie Frankel

Absolutely, this stage of life is hard for us. Yes, we'll miss our kids. Undoubtedly, we're getting older and confronting our fear of death. But college drop-off is their big moment.