“Not crying” isn’t a hallmark of strength.
“In fact, it can often take more courage to shed tears than it does to hold them back. Mental strength involves being acutely aware of your emotions and knowing how to express them in healthy ways — such as crying when you’re sad……”

If you want to raise mentally strong kids, stop saying these 5 things

It’s unhealthy to tell children to hide their emotions, and that goes for both positive and negative emotions.