"You run like a girl." "You throw like a girl."

These are two phrases I was brought up with. And, ashamedly, I find myself slipping into using them every so often, even though I have an athletic sister and a heady wife who defy these stereotypes every day. This ad from Always is something I’ll show my boys and remind myself of the power of language — and when not to use it.

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    "Why can’t "run like a girl" also mean "win the race"?" I think I’m tearing up and getting goosebumps at the same time....
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    I’m proud of saying I do things like a girl
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    One of the greatest advertisements I’ve ever seen. I teared up a bit when they were speaking to the little girls. If you...
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    Men are scientifically stronger, if you are a man and you are physically as strong as a average women something is wrong...