Most people have heard jokes about why modern women drink in the past week. We’ve heard about the hassled housewife who relies on “Mommy Juice” to avoid losing her mind. We’ve heard about the sorority girl who did just one too many cans of PBR. We’ve even heard of the girl who just has to get over her breakup by waking up to a fairy ring of vodka bottles. It’s old news, right? With all the jokes aside, our society really does have a major drinking problem - and it most frequently affects women. People are now wondering why modern women have to drink…and some of the reasons cited in both a Quartz article and The Wall Street Journal are really sad and very brutally honest.Why do you drink so much? Let us know in the comments section below.