Monday, January 19, 2009

The Best Medicine?

Im a big fan of tyler perry movies. They're funny but they deal with real issues.

So tell me why halfway through Meet the Browns I was crying?! And I don't mean stray tear crying. I mean body shaking boohoohoo shut up with all them tears crying. Dramatic "them aint even real tears" crying.

I know why I was crying. It had been building up for weeks. First of all, I was scared. The movie drummed up a few of my insecurities about the way my life is heading and where I could have been versus where I am now, and where I might end up. So I was crying for myself. Second...I just got over a breakup a little while ago and im still kinda reeling from that. Add in stress and day to day pressures and I think I deserve a tear or two.

They say laughter is the best medicine. But laughter is a short term fix. Laughter makes you forget, but it won't make things go away. I had nightmares (even if I just dozed off for 20 minutes) for days, every day, without fail, until the night I cried. I haven't had one since.

Does that mean tears are really the best medicine? What do you think?

4 comments:

Andre said...

medicine is the best medicine silly... but yeah laughter is a temp solution to a permanent problem, cause once the chuckles stop...what's left?

and Dane Cook says sometimes he spends days just crying and thinking of sad stuff to make him cry harder...go figure!

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Raft3r said...

tyler peryy rocks

i particularly enjoyed why did i get married

you know why, right?
hehe

please celebrate with us
as the deadbeat club turns one

see ya around!

Amber ♥. said...

i almost never cry. nor have nightmares. i think it comes from what you were thinking about before u fell asleep. have pleasant thoughts and youll be okay. i have a dream book too. if u can remember what u dreamed about nightmare or not. look it up. it make be telling u something.

oh and i love tyler perry movies too

i look the new layout by the way