The benefits of crying

The ability to go off and have a very intense cry is a crucial bit of wisdom – and a very adult quality. Being a crybaby is something every adult should be proud to remember about themselves.

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  1. Write the word “crying” in the middle of a piece of paper. Now surround it with associated words. Are they mostly positive or negative?
  2. Many animals make a noise when they are scared or upset, but only humans cry tears. Research some of the evolutionary theories about why the shedding of tears developed.