The One Where: She Cried

Because of my love for the sitcom “Friends,” my theme this month is dedicated to that love. The title of every sitcom started with “The One Where.”

Have you ever drove up to your house and just sat in your car for 30 minutes before going inside?

If so, you aren’t alone.

Have you ever taken an extra long shower and just let the tears roll down your face?

If so, you aren’t alone.

Have you ever ran a bath, filled it with bubbles, lit candles, and sunk down in the warm water and just cried?

If so, you aren’t alone.

Maybe many people won’t admit to doing this, but I will! There have been many days that I needed to just let it out in a good old fashion cry. No words need to be spoken. Just the comfort of warm tears stinging my face. Rolling down my cheeks one by one.

I use to feel like crying was a sign of weakness. I don’t like to cry in front of my kids. In my mind I need to be strong enough for allof us. For instance, my kids have only seen me cry once, and that’s when my daughter received her full-ride scholarship.

Now I have been choked up, and they just see that as mom being proud of them.

Not sad, just beaming with pride!

Even now, I will sit in my car and cry it out before I go into the house. It doesn’t happen often, but from time to time, it is much needed.

But my favorite cry is when I’m in the bathtub. If I’m just feeling broken and need time to fix myself, I’ll sneak away in my bathroom. Then light my therapeutic candles and sprinkle a few teaspoons of eucalyptus salt beads in my tub full of warm running water.

I’ll cry, pray, and center myself. Then I will rise from the tub clean and ready to take on the world.

Life is challenging, and sometimes you need to just cry it out and then continue on!

You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored!


21 Replies to “The One Where: She Cried”

  1. Crying is essential and not at all a sign of weakness. It allows you to wash away feelings and emotions that otherwise become trapped and run into unhealthy conditions.
    That in turn blocks our energy field and energy can’t move throughout our body, manifesting into disease. Remember that when the tears flow it is simply because you have been strong for too long. Give yourself that relief and break. Don’t you feel better after a good cry? Big love to you.

  2. I used to rarely cry because I saw it as a sign of weakness too but now I just cry when I feel like I need to cry. It’s better to let the emotions out rather than bottling it up and letting it eat you up inside.

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