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A 17-year-old female asked:

Is it bad to hold in so much emotions such as crying and sadness?

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Dr. Walter Zetusky
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Live life with gusto: Life is full of lots of emotions, some considered bad, some good; but they are all emotions that are part of you. When we embrace all that is us and use them to grow as far and as high as you can imagine. What you don't want to do is deny; denial is a defense mechanism that leads nowhere and leaves us feeling empty and with lack of meaning. Go for it; be not afraid.

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Last updated Jan 12, 2021

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