• dumbunny dumbunny
    March 15, 2009
    What does it mean if I cannot cry? I've talked to my therapist about it a little bit and
    dumbunny dumbunny
    March 15, 2009

    we're trying to figure out why.  I think if I had a really good cry, I would feel so much better, almost like a release of emotions.  I have a hard time showing any emotion.  During therapy, I get tears in my eyes but somehow I turn them off.  I really don't mean to, but as therapist says, I have a huge wall built up and it's hard to bring it down.  Thinking of something sad, such as death of mother or sister, will bring tears, but I really think a good sobbing cry may help me, but I just can't seem to do it.  Even went to my sister's grave, talked to her cried a little bit, but didn't feel any better.  I do have depression and anxiety and Dr. and therapist believe depression started in childhood and I'm now 54, never had abuse as a child, but even my parents never showed us emotion, or very little if any.  No wonder it's so hard for me to hug my father now.  Any help?



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