What makes you cry when you watch movies?

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Stress, disappointment, lovesickness or bad grades - sometimes everything becomes too much for you and then you cry. This can be really uncomfortable, especially at school. We'll give you tips on what to do in such moments.

Some people hardly cry, others are “built close to the water”. But although crying is actually a completely natural reaction of the body, we find it uncomfortable to show "weakness" in front of others. These six things can help you to keep calm in tense and emotional situations and to reduce stress beforehand:

Tip 1: play through situations

Picture how the conversation with the teacher, girlfriend or boyfriend could go in the worst case. Think about how you can react to this without making the conversation too emotional for you. Practice the conversation at home so that you can stay calm when it comes down to it.

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Tip 2: get some fresh air

If you cry in a situation, go outside. If that doesn't work, open a window and take a few deep breaths. The fresh air can help you think more clearly and keep your emotions from getting the better of you.

Tip 3: reduce stress

You notice that you are already stressed - and then your teacher wants to talk to you about your grades. It is not unlikely that tears will flow there. Therefore, you should try to reduce the stress beforehand. Whether you write down your worries or talk to someone with a friend about your grief, it will help you relieve tension. Crying is allowed! Often you feel pleasantly calm and liberated afterwards.

Tip 4: stay rational

Often times, tears come to you when emotions are involved, e.g. B. are frustrated or sad. Therefore, whenever you find yourself about to cry, you should try to stick to the facts. Think about what the conversation is actually about, a bad grade (no end of the world) or an argument with a friend (you will make up again). This will give you a distance to the situation. This way, you don't get caught in the vortex of feelings, which usually ends in tears.

Tip 5: self-acceptance

Especially people who have to cry often are annoyed about their own "weakness". But you shouldn't get ready for it. It doesn't mean that you are less strong than others, just that you don't care what other people think of you. Being sensitive also means that you can empathize and comfort well.

Tip 6: work on self-confidence

If you are an insecure person, the tears will most likely come when someone, e.g. B. a teacher, criticized. There it can help you to work on your self-confidence. When you are okay with yourself and your weaknesses, criticism doesn't hurt you as much.

You can use these six tips when the tears do come:

  1. Press your tongue against the roof of your mouth.
  2. Inhale deeply through your nose and exhale through your mouth.
  3. With the thumb and forefinger of one hand, grasp the soft spot next to the thumb of the other hand and apply light pressure.
  4. Massage your forehead between your eyebrows.
  5. Blink your eyes a few times.
  6. Relax your facial muscles.

These life hacks will make you look fresh again after crying:

Don't be ashamed of crying. But when you have had a real wine attack, the sight of your red and puffy face in the mirror is frightening at first. With these life hacks, not everyone will immediately see that you have been crying and you will be spared questions:

What you should have with you:

  • Make-up remover if necessary
  • possibly concealer or concealer (preferably with a green component)
  • Skin cream
  • moisturizing eye drops

That's how it works:

  1. Cool your eyes with cold water. If possible, wash your face and remove any mascara that has run.
  2. Put some skin cream on your face to help reduce redness and moisturize irritated skin.
  3. You can hide the red areas on your face with a concealer or concealer. Products that have a green component are best suited. This counteracts the redness and visually neutralizes it.
  4. You can use eye drops to keep your eyes from looking red and irritated. These moisturize and alleviate possible stinging and itching of the eyes after crying.


Always remember: it's okay to cry! Your body reacts to an emotional situation. Explain to the people around you what happened to you and why. Make it clear to them what moved you so much and whether you felt sad, angry, or frustrated with it. You will be amazed at how much understanding you will be shown.

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