cry on someone's shoulder
Tell one's problems to someone so as to gain sympathy or consolation, as in When James had a problem at the office he generally cried on his sister's shoulder. It is also put as a shoulder to cry on, as in When Mom came home, Jane had a shoulder to cry on. [Late 1930s]
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Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair