Oh my goodness, absolutely! But, I am the type of person who looks at crying as a weakness. I remember having one boss who told me there was nothing wrong with showing emotions. He even admitted to crying in public, and here he was in administration! Wow, that blew my mind! Strangely, though, he did not lose any respect from me. I just wrote it off as an idiosyncrasy. Since then my perspective has changed a bit, but, bottom line, I still think you lose all kinds of points if you break down and cry in front your boss. You are no longer considered as a strong person. Great question!!