This Is Why Most Women Cry On Their Wedding Day
Have you ever wondered why women cry on their wedding day or why we generally cry when we are happy? It has always been called tears of joy but why do the tears flow when we are supposed to be happy? This question seems to have been answered by Psychologists at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. So if you want to know why your wife cried during your wedding, you should keep reading.
The researchers claim when your wife cries with happiness on your wedding day or when you cry generally when you are happy, you are responding to a happy experience with a negative reaction.
Oriana Aragon, the Yale psychologist who led the study never understood why people cried when they are happy and she claims it never made sense to her. I think she isn’t alone here because it never made sense to me too.
“They seem to take place when people are overwhelmed with strong positive emotions and people who do this seem to recover better from those strong emotions.”
After measuring the participants’ response to to cute babies or happy reunions, they discovered that individuals who express negative reactions to positive news were able to moderate intense emotions more quickly.