“… crying is a bodily urge not too unlike having to sneeze or go to the bathroom. We don’t tell people to try and stifle those bodily movements, and crying should be no different.”
We are generally taught from a young age to stop crying.
This tends to begin in childhood once we leave the baby phase of our life. Even as toddlers, we are told to “stop crying” or “stop making a fuss”.
This continues as we get older and we suddenly become “overly emotional” or “hormonal” in our teenage years.
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How to move on when you realize you were the cause of someone else’s pain and suffering.
Going through a breakup or heartbreak is an incredibly difficult and painful experience. You are left feeling betrayed, rejected, afraid, lonely, and lost. A future you had imagined is now dead. You are left without the person that, for better or worse, your life centered around for months, years, or even longer.
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