Of all the words used to describe a dude, one that most would run far, far away from is ‘soft.’ Until maybe now, that is. Created by a student in Manchester who goes by Iona, she’s coined the term ‘softboy’ to describe the type of person who wants to seem like they’re one of the better ones—but they’re faking it. In other words? Think of a ‘softboy’ as someone who is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and will say whatever it takes to woo his prey, but doesn’t mean what he’s saying:
You’ve likely been there, done that—and probably felt bad about it later.
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