“Boys will be boys” is a frequently used phrase – but no one ever really talks about how girls will be girls.
Girls are taught at a young age how to get what they want. We are told that when boys are mean, they like us. We are told that being pretty will get you pretty far in life. So do your hair, put on your make up, and always look your best. We are taught that we hold a special power over men – you just have to figure it out.
And although we are still often treated as the lesser sex, we do hold a lot of power. A lot of us have learned to harness that power in order to not be the lesser sex.
Yet the boys that will be boys are always the ones that are called out for playing games. For being a player, a…
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