Landscapes of Tears Men Cannot Cry

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Have you ever seen a man cry? How often?

Review: Poems that Make Grown Men Cry

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Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, a new anthology of poetry that will move even the toughest of guys.

Let Him Cry

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Adam Dyer recalls feeling trapped as an angry young teenager. And as a man, having to bargain with society to let him express his emotions.

What’s More Precious Than a ’57 Chevy? [Video]

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Dillan DiGiovanni was truly moved by this father’s gratitude for his precious son.

Dear Ally, Thank You For Giving This Man Permission to Cry

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You gave us, the men in your life, the permission to cry. And we needed it. As a matter of fact, we still need it.

How Nearly Dying Brought Me Close to My Father

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What nearly freezing to death taught me about my Dad.

“Crying is usually associated with sadness…not in heat of battle or…mortally dangerous situation.”

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This comment by Mark on the post Men Have Tear Ducts Too

Men Have Tear Ducts Too

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Edie Weinstein encourages men to see crying as an emotional re-set button that bolsters strength and resilience to face challenges.

What My Daughter and Her Sleeping Habits Taught Me About God’s Love

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I stood behind the door wanting to fly in with my red cape, but I can’t this time.

Men, You Get To Have Your Feelings, Too

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Being more stable and open with our feelings contributes to a better relationship. And a better self.

The Demise of the Far-Right Conservative White Guy

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It’s not that bad, guys.

“I get frustrated with the attempts to push men to be ‘more open’ about their feelings.”

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This is a comment by Alastair on the Comment of the Day: “Since I wasn’t crying, I felt like my emotions were minimized because I’m a man.”

Real Men Do Cry

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Tears are a sign of strength, Sherri Rosen writes, not weakness.

The Fear of Tears

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Rick Belden isn’t scared of the feeling of pain. He’s just scared he’ll actually have to express it.