Why Do I Cry So Easily? Experts Break Down the Reasons Behind Your Tears

According to Dr. Sharon Saline, the effort it may take you to ward off sadness, anxiety, bad news, or something that disturbs you could be compromised when you’re stressed. “When the body is dealing with these strong feelings, the feeling brain takes over the thinking brain and rules the day, allowing tears to flow more readily,” Dr. Saline says.