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What Andy Murray's Tears Mean to Us

Danny Groner | Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports
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 | Fifty
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 | Parents
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 | Comedy
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 | Science

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 | Women

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 | Women
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 | Parents
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 | Parents
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 | Healthy Living

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...

Why Crying Is Good For You

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

One of the many things tears can do is remind us of our humanness, our vulnerability, our connection to one another and to things much bigger than the specific circumstances we are facing.

GOP Hopeful Has 'Nothing To Be Ashamed Of'

Merrimack Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

The man was referring to an event in Iowa earlier Friday morning where Newt Gingrich began to tear up when speaking about his deceased mother. Romn...

Woman Cries Tears Shaped Like Crocodiles

Mark C. Miller | Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

To weep crocodile tears is to pretend a sorrow that one does not in fact feel, but the term has nearly the opposite meaning to Roberta Thorpe.

The 21 Most Miserable Models We Could Find (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.28.2011 | Style

Looking at the newly-released Proenza Schouler Fall ad campaign, we couldn't help but notice how downtrodden the model appeared, staring off into the ...

What Is Grief?

Susan Orlins | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

At the cemetery, my sister and brother stand over our mother's coffin stricken with grief. Dry-eyed, I step up next to them.

WATCH: Girl Freaks Out Over 'Breaking Dawn' Trailer

Posted 08.06.2011 | Comedy

Twilight fans are notoriously enthusiastic, so it's not surprising that a ton of reaction videos were recorded yesterday after the trailer for "Breaki...

The Bachelor Finale Recap: Oh the Finality!

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

I laughed, they cried, they cried, they cried, I cried, "FOR THE LOVE OF GOD WHEN WILL THIS BE OVER!?", they cried some more, and then it was over. But only after 3 hours of awesomeness.

Male Crying in Politics: Not Sexism, but Partyism

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Unless you are a master of politics and emotion (i.e. the likes of President Bill Clinton), did you ever notice that there exists overt male "partyism" when it comes to crying?

The Significance of John Boehner's Tears

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Over the past week, people have been debating John Boehner's emotions, not his motions. The expected next Speaker of the House has become known for his crying.

John Boehner: Tears, Cheers and Jeers

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Alderman

CHEERS to Ohio Congressman John Boehner for being able to cry in public when he talks about his hard-scrabble-to-Speaker life story. It's kind of real...

Don't Cry for Me, Mr. Speaker

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lisa Kaas Boyle

What might a Republican donor, pleased to have Republican control of the House, say to the weeping speaker? Or perhaps sing to Boehner, to the tune of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina?"

12 Things That Make Boehner Cry (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

He cries in TV interviews, he cries on the floor of the House of Representatives, he cries at the RNC. And he laughs all the way to the bank.

LEAKED: The Original Tear-Soaked Draft of John Boehner's Speech

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Why Republicans Get to Cry

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

While it's interesting that men like Bush, Romney, and Boehner are allowing themselves to cry publicly lately, behind this seemingly harmless shift in acceptance is one of the ways that the Republicans are managing the narrative.

Shh! (Or, Why Your Screaming Baby Should Have You Worried)

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Justin Snider

You're trapped on a cross-country flight and, in the row behind you, two parents are sitting happily with a 12-month-old baby. The baby is preternaturally silent. This will not last.