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Why Does Everything Make Me Cry?

A look at the science behind why some people cry all the time — and others never do

Photo: Aliyah Jamous/Unsplash

AsAs a frequent crier, I’ve discovered there’s a wide range of crying behaviors: There are the people who cry as frequently as they, say, pee, those who think of tears as eyeball invaders, and everyone in between. In times like these, when people are coping with stress in…

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Cassie Archdeacon

Cassie Archdeacon

Writer and MFA student living in Brooklyn with my boyfriend, our imaginary dog, and our family of houseplants. @cassiearch

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