emotions

The Cost of Misusing the Term ‘Emotional Labor’

Earlier this month, in a viral article for Harper’s Bazaar about the female burden of male friendlessness, writer Melanie Hamlett referred to the concept of…

Do You Actually ‘See Red’ When You’re Angry?

The color red has long been associated with a range of intense emotions, foremost among them being anger — hence the phrase, “seeing red.” According…

The Year of the Great Gush of Male Tears

Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack isn’t a football player, he’s a force of nature. A 6-foot-3, 247-pound battering ram who torments offensive coordinators and inflicts…

Our Uneasy Relationship With Superheroes Who Cry

When the teaser trailer for next year’s hotly anticipated Avengers sequel dropped on Friday, superhero fans discovered the film’s full title — it’ll be Avengers:…