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Crying

Bokim
Hebrew toponym: ‘Weepers’ Israelites bewail their wrong doings. [O.T.: Judges 2:1–5]
Heraclitus
the weeping philosopher; melancholic personality. [Gk. Phil.: Hall, 98]
Mary Magdalene
tearfully washes Christ’s feet. [N.T.: Luke 7:37–38]
Niobe
weeps when her children are slain, even after Zeus turns her to stone. [Gk. Myth.: RHDC]
Rachel weeping for her children
Israel, for children slain by order of Herod. [N.T.: Matthew 2:16–18]
tears of Eos
dewdrops; teardrops shed for slain son. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1065]

Crying

(dreams)
In our dreams we experience a variety of emotions. Crying in the dream state generally has the same meaning as crying in daily life. It is a release of negative emotion, frustration, or fear. On the other hand, you could be experiencing the tears of joy. Due to repression or denial, sometimes people are unable to express their feelings. In the dream state some of our defense mechanisms may relax and an emotional release occurs. Some emotional dreams may be compensatory in nature. Thus, if you never cry in daily life, you may cry in your dreams.
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Their level of attachment anxiety is high and they have a low threshold for crying (Nelson, 2008).
Severe pain in the ear is one of the important causes of excessive crying.
Pick up the baby when he is crying, rock him up and down in your arms till he settles down and then put him down in bed.
Theories in some sense determine what is allowed to be seen - crying seen as a physiological response means we have already decided that such a discourse captures and sufficiently describes this way of being.
If he were in a situation where he was being tutored and he began to cry, he would want the tutor to "ask me why I was crying, and listen and care.
Child psychologist Dr Pat Spungin, who carried out the new research on behalf of Robopax BabySitter (a new device to rock babies to sleep), says: 'Babies are born with a crying reflex for survival.
So much is outrageously good about The Crying of Lot 49: the pitch-perfect parody of the seventeenth-century drama, The Courier's Tragedy, at its center; the great constellation of conspiracy theorists who variously beset the protagonist Oedipa Maas, like the members of Inamorati Anonymous and the Peter Pinguid Society; and, of course, the fascinating and intensely complicated use of thermodynamic and informational entropy that undergirds much of the novel's action.
The crying child is trying to tell us something, something that he lacks the words to express.
Crying is an art that we are all born with but men seem to lose, either because they are conditioned into thinking it isn't masculine, or because they are genuinely more repressed than women.
We cry as a response to life, surely, but on a more profound level, our crying also defines life.
We may learn more from looking at cultures where there is less crying — (including) whether this may be due to parenting or other factors relating to pregnancy experiences or genetics.