Why does my 8 year always cry over everything?

More information is. Needed to address your concerns. Pre-pubertal boys & girls have an = incidence of depression, a cause for increased frequency & duration of crying if other criteria are met. Crying for task-avoidance/ wish-fulfillment persists >4 yrs. When reinforced by negative or positive attention. Evaluation by a child psychologist is needed for accurate diagnosis to guide appropriate treatment..