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Is it actually possible to get addicted to crying?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
No: not in the true sense of what addiction means (and doesn't mean). People use it as a term for anything they may like to do, or to compulsive behaviors, but it is a specific term with specific meanings. Crying can be cathartic - help us get rid of bad feelings, and as such that can be a good thing. You list hopelessness as a "condition" but it's depression and need treatment asap.See doctor asap

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