It’s the only safe space to not be performing “manhood.” They are physically safe in ways that women never are but emotionally- being drunk is one of the few places you can tell your pal you love him or that you are worried about something. It’s shameful that we do this to boys — and consequently how that plays out in girl’s lives. It’s time to start shifting this!

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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