emotions

Our Uneasy Relationship With Superheroes Who Cry

When the teaser trailer for next year’s hotly anticipated Avengers sequel dropped on Friday, superhero fans discovered the film’s full title — it’ll be Avengers:…

Why Guys Like Me Can’t Stop Crying at Commercials

Remember that Nationwide ad with the dead kid? The one where he talks about all the stuff he can’t do because he’s dead? Yeah, at…

It’s Time to Talk About Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse can take a catastrophic toll on a relationship and the health of anyone, of any gender, subjected to it. But it can also…

Everything You’ve Been Told About Crying Being Good for You Is Probably Bullshit

When it comes to human tears, the scientific community mostly cries uncle. “We hardly know what happens when we cry,” says Ad Vingerhoets, a professor…