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Crying

Life Lessons From Tears and Tantrums

Toni Nagy | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home
Toni Nagy

As adults, we become aware of how our emotional fluctuations impact others, but my toddler doesn't give a care that her moods might stress me out. Her main concern is making it known that she wants her sparkly shoes and not her red ones

Why I Need A Good Cry

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 07.20.2013 | Home
Amy Ruhlin

My son will graduate from high school next week. He is moving on: to college, to independence, to a life without me. I am happy for him. And I can honestly say that I am ready.

WATCH: What Happens When You Cry In Space?

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 04.11.2013 | Home

In space, no one can hear you scream -- at least that's how Hollywood promoted the 1979 blockbuster "Alien." But what happens if you cry in space? In ...

17 Times When Crying Is The Best Thing You Can Do

Posted 03.16.2015 | Home

By Candace Braun Davison Life's letdowns don't faze us 97.5 percent of the time, but in those maddening instances when deep breathing and calm nego...

What To Do When Your Baby Cries

Susan Brink | Posted 05.20.2013 | Home
Susan Brink

What do we do after we've diapered, fed, swaddled, cuddled, rocked, sung, de-swaddled, re-diapered, bounced, swung and walked the floor? What do we do if we've emptied our entire bag of infant-calming tricks and nothing works?

Confessions Of A Chronic Crier

Posted 03.13.2013 | Home

By Taffy Brodesser-Akner Tired of being called hysterical, unstable, even manipulative, Taffy Brodesser-Akner sets out to cure a lifelong habit o...

Crying Is No Laughing Matter

Michael Trimble | Posted 04.30.2013 | Home
Michael Trimble

The ability to respond to the tears of another is linked with empathy, and the tear is the basis of a human morality founded on compassion.

The Secret My Newborn and My Grandmother Shared

Amanda King | Posted 01.26.2013 | Home
Amanda King

If they're lucky, (like they all should be) they learn that being alive means being surrounded by color and light and softness, and all wrapped up in love.

The Tissue Controversy: Tears in Hospitals

Wendy Cadge | Posted 01.26.2013 | Home
Wendy Cadge

When health-care providers cry -- as they almost all do, at least occasionally -- I encourage all of us as their family members, friends, colleagues, and sometimes patients to offer them an ear, a tissue, and a reminder that even though it is rarely talked about, they are not crying alone.

Meet 4-Year-Old Tired of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.02.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

Abigael Evans became an Internet sensation this week after her mother Elizabeth filmed her crying over a case of election fatigue. Now, we talk to her about her take on the election and the story behind her viral video, "Tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney."

Oprah Bursts Into Tears

Mark Steinberg | Posted 08.27.2012 | Home
Mark Steinberg

Oprah Winfrey said that she and her staff intend to hunt for situations in which crying or even tearing-up will be a surprise to the network's audiences.

YouTube's Most Famous Parents Shay Carl and Katilette Share Their Child-Rearing Tips (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home
Shira Lazar

Shay Carl and Katilette, head honchos of the most famous family on YouTube -- The Shaytards -- joined me and YouTube's The Will of DC in the What's Tr...

Why I Cry In Public

Jillian Lauren | Posted 10.18.2012 | Home
Jillian Lauren

What do we travel for if not this -- to be lifted out of our ingrained identities and to experience our humanity?

Travel, Pray, Bidet

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Sarah O'Leary

I came, I saw, I "bideted." And neither the maid nor I will ever be the same again.

A Good Blubbering

Waldo Mellon | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Waldo Mellon

I don't think your pal Duke is about to cry any time soon Chester, and he'll probably keep swatting you every time you do. But don't let that stop you, whenever you got a real beauty of a lump going in your throat, from blubbering away.

What Andy Murray's Tears Mean to Us

Danny Groner | Posted 09.07.2012 | Home
Danny Groner

Much like Durant, Murray will try to use his heartwrenching second place finish to motivate him to go all the way the next time around. And the fans, who won't soon forget it, will definitely be behind him.

Why I Wish I Were An Opera Composer

Marie Marley | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home
Marie Marley

I would write the saddest opera of all time, then find the greatest voices in the world to perform it with the best orchestra in a perfect hall with the most appreciative, music-loving audience.

What to Expect: The Early Days of Infancy

Dr. Bob Sears | Posted 08.20.2012 | Home
Dr. Bob Sears

Combining my professional and personal experiences, I have come up with five things for new parents and parents-to-be to 'expect' on this crazy ride:

How to Tell Your Mom That You're Still Single

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Teresa Hsiao

Being single used to be simple: you were either engaged to be married, or you were 12. But today, singlehood requires a lot more patience. And like everyone else, I have to go through the Five Stages of Being Single before I can truly find "the one."

Do Pooches Feel Our Pain? New Study's Complicated Answer

Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/08/2012 10:04 AM EDT on LiveScience Plenty of pet owners are comforted by a pair o...

Why Do We Care If Serena Williams Cried?

Buzzfeed | Posted 05.30.2012 | Home

Below is a video of Serena Williams's face before the last set of her match against Virginie Razzano. As Razzano stepped off the court for a bathroom ...

Crying Saved My Life

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
Erin Joy Henry

Crying was for the weak girls who couldn't be alone and needed boys to carry their bags for them. Crying was for the girls who sat out from P.E. because they had their periods and were too scared to participate in the game of life. Or so I thought.

We Can Calm Crying Babies: New Hope in the Fight Against Child Abuse

Harvey Karp | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Harvey Karp

People tend to think of infant crying and colic as a parenting nuisance. In fact, sleep deprivation and the sound of crying babies are used to prepare the Navy elite SEALS to endure torture!

The Real Cry: A Daughter's Expression Evolves

Rachel Sherman | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Rachel Sherman

Even though you can both give your hurt the same name, it doesn't make you any less alone.

Why We Love Tearjerkers

Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Ever felt curiously satisfied after bawling your eyes out at a heart-wrenching flick? You’re not alone. In fact, new research has found that trag...