We hear the phrase all the time, and it rubs a lot of people the wrong way.
“Boys will be boys.”
I imagine it bothers people because it could sound like we’re giving boys a pass on misbehaving. Like we’re allowing them to act like brutish thugs just because they happen to be male.
But this phrase doesn’t bother me in the least.
To find out why, head over to Her View From Home and check out my new article published there. And let me know how YOU feel about that phrase.