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Cheyenne Lin

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What is the difference between having emotions and expressing them?

When you have an emotion and don't express is do you really feel them if no one else knows how you feel?

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  • Sep 10 2011: Nice question.

    I'd say, there is just a slight difference between the emotions kept and expressed. The ones you hide usually sustain themselves for a longer time, since you can't just leave them out. Expressing emotions, otherwise, may amplify their intensity but cut down their duration.

    And i would be very grateful to read your own opinion - as far is i know, in many Asian cultures emotions are regarded as a thing not worth expressing. Is that true? Is there any difference between how men and women do express them?

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