I watched as he sniffed and contorted the muscles of his face.
“Fighting off a cold,” he told me as he rubbed his eyes.
“Probably allergies, too,” he explained.
Anything to cover up the tears that so badly wanted to fall...
Talk about maligned emotions! Sadness is way up there on the not okay list – especially for men.
How many times have we all heard:
“Don’t be sad.” “It’s okay, don’t cry!”
Did you ever stop to think about why we love sad movies so much? There’s a reason we call them “tearjerker’s”!
Theater gives us permission to cry without being labeled a wimp.
How do you think this strange belief came about?
After all, if humans weren’t meant to cry… what are all those tears about?
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