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why we are sad?

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Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Sad: I feel everyone can be sad from time to time and this is a normal phenomenon. If you feel this is long lasting or happens frequently then you may need to evaluate your life to see what is causing your sadness. If you cannot determine this, then you may need to go to your doctors to receive a comprehensive evaluation.
Answered on May 27, 2017
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
We are blessed: to have the capacity to feel an array of emotions. Sadness provides us with an emotional reaction to things like grieving, loss, difficult experiences, disappointments, etc. Because we have the ability to feel sad, or angry, or scared - it makes it all the more special when we feel joy or happiness (as we now have something to contrast it to).
Answered on May 28, 2017
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
What kindness and wisdom and contained in this short answer. Thank you
May 28, 2017

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