my taiwanese cousin asked me about “emo”. it was pretty fun to describe it to him and he was amazed about how it was a trend back then. he said he heard they did studies and found that boys are more emo. his explanation: at some time, boys find out that girls like boys that play guitar and act sad and all that. so boys do that. girls like the boys and become emo. but then girls mature faster and realize what that being with an emo guy is pretty meaningless and useless, so she ditches him for more useful boys. then the emo boy stops acting sad and really becomes sad.