Topic: Crying

The 14 Best Faces Of Rejected Bachelorettes

The 14 Best Faces Of Rejected Bachelorettes

Of all the shows on television that might as well be titled “Pretty Girls Crying,” The Bachelor is one of the most consistent. Week after week, that promise is delivered on in the form of footage of young women with low self-esteem who’ve just been rejected by a man they believe to be their potential soul mate. The schadenfreude blog (or is it a fetish blog?) Faces Of Rejected Bachelorettes has been amassing screenshots of these moments for some time now. Here are some of the best (worst?) ones. More »

Sweet Repeat: Britney Spears Is About to Cry

Sweet Repeat: Britney Spears Is About to Cry

So Britney Spears has done a lot in her short life, eh? Like, she’s earned the right to retire to a quiet life in the country somewhere, raising her kids and sipping sweat tea on the porch. Because we’ve got to be honest, it seems like her heart hasn’t been in this whole music thing for a while now. In fact, most of the time she looks like she’s about to break down and start crying. More »

Poll: Is Public Crying More Acceptable For Dudes?

Poll: Is Public Crying More Acceptable For Dudes?

Last week, politician John Boehner was interviewed on 60 Minutes and kind of cried like a little baby during his interview. But it was ok, because he was talking about important politicking things and that made him looked compassionate and caring.
And according to Sarah Palin, that interview proved that crying is more acceptable for male politicians than female ones. We think she’s actually got a point on that one. But that’s only because in real life, it’s much more acceptable for women to cry than men. What do you think? More »

Crushed In The Cubicle: 4 Tips For Letting It All Out

Crushed In The Cubicle: 4 Tips For Letting It All Out

In high school, I was voted most dramatic in the senior class — and it wasn’t because of any acting aspirations. I was the type of girl who’d announce that she was having a nervous breakdown in gym class, would freak out over a physics test, and wouldn’t think anything of crying if I was upset. Unfortunately, in the workplace, a breakdown is not as simply solved as being excused to take a nap during the nurse’s office. And one time, after a cryfest at my cube turned into my boss asking me if I needed to “take time off” to “deal with my emotions” (like, in a mental-health facility) I realized that sometimes, holding back can equal getting ahead. So, the tried-and-tested rules of breaking down—without your boss getting upset. More »