Boys Who Use The Word Drama: An Investigation

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We're sick, quite frankly, of hearing guys who use the phrase "I don't want any drama" to back out of situations in which a female is angry or upset. For some at Jezebel [That would be Anna. -Ed.], use of the word "drama" to describe an argument, confrontation or discussion is enough to create, well, major drama. Why? Cause it's a convenient, cowardly way of rejecting equal responsibility in a conflict. It's also sexist and patronizing. Basically, we don't much like it.

But are we, well, being too dramatic about "drama"? We broke from our regularly-scheduled programming to find out.

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Illustration for article titled Boys Who Use The Word Drama: An Investigation
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Illustration for article titled Boys Who Use The Word Drama: An Investigation

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"Listen. I mean...it's not that I don't, like, LIKE you, but...I just don't want any drama."

"I knew if I told you...if I was HONEST with you (because you always say you want me to be honest, but then when it really comes down to it you don't, because if you did then you wouldn't get all mad and be trying to start some drama."

"Fine! I should have known that you would just start some drama."