It’s all true …. every last word of it! Being a “nice lady” is just the grown-up version of being a “good girl.” In other words, some kind of accommodating Stepford femme. I am a very warm and caring person but I’ve joked recently that if anyone calls me nice, they are going to get kicked in the shins.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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