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One theory is that we cry to nonverbally express distress and elicit help from others.

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Crying is the shedding of tears in response to an emotional state. This includes anger, happiness, or sadness. ... In Hippocratic and medieval medicine, tears were associated with the bodily humors, and crying .... In reply they would state): " We are neither Angels nor Prophets but of the indigent ones from .... "Why do we cry?

www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/why-do-we-cry-the-science-of-tears-9741287.html

Sep 18, 2014 ... Crying can be scientifically defined as the shedding of your tears in response to an emotional ... To do this, we are going to use the classic example: the break-up. ... experience from stress, pleasure, anger, sadness and suffering to indeed, physical pain. .... This is what it's like to fly when you're 'very fat' ...

www.webmd.com/balance/features/why-we-cry-the-truth-about-tearing-up

Oct 30, 2009 ... Why do some people cry so much more or less readily than others? ... of crying may seem obvious and straightforward: You're happy or sad.

www.livescience.com/32476-why-do-we-cry.html

May 10, 2016 ... A teardrop running down the cheek is the ultimate symbol of sadness, but people may also cry because they just cut an onion, or maybe they're ...

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Mar 16, 2016 ... But crying is more than a symptom of sadness, as Vingerhoets and others ... Tears also show others that we're vulnerable, and vulnerability is ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why+Do+We+Cry+When+We%27re+Sad%3F&v=QGdHJSIr1Z0
Apr 18, 2013 ... Click to Subscribe! http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/8X1ed Why does your face leak when you're sad or emotional?

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Aug 23, 2010 ... We not only cry from our own pain, but we're moved to tears by other people's sadness, too. "I like to use the word empathy," Daly says, ...

www.slate.com/blogs/quora/2015/08/03/crying_and_evolution_why_do_we_shed_tears.html

Aug 3, 2015 ... Answer by Diane Meriwether: Research suggests we don't weep because we are upset (like we might run because we are afraid); we cry tears to get ... They're caused by exposure of nerve endings in the eye, nose, and face ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/04/why-do-we-cry-when-were-sad_n_2583885.html

Feb 4, 2013 ... We're all too familiar with tears welling up in our eyes--brought on by stress, sadness, or even laughter. But why exactly does feeling things m...