Man Who Rarely Cries, Cries

Unpicking the mess of emotions that brought me to tears

Cancer Husband
Human Parts
Published in
6 min readFeb 5, 2024

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Image adapted from original by Charlotte Knight on Unsplash

Today I was overtaken by tears. I was sat in the home office we’ve set up in our garden, playing sad music, absently clicking and searching, until I whipped up a perfect storm of my own emotions and was suddenly crying with a force I couldn’t control. I could only surrender, falling forward with my head on the desk, crying…

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