You have to enter into functions in other relationships and settings.
If you want her loyalty someday at least commit to making your presence in her life known sometimes. And if you’re in your thirties, single and dating in urban culture, chances are you’re looking for somebody who can show you they’re down for you no matter what.
I've got more than a few issues with her commodification of feminism and female friendship and my perceived impact it's had on young women. It doesn't, as many people on Twitter decided yesterday, make her a 'slut'. One time, when I broke up with a long term boyfriend, I kissed someone else the next day.
What I don't take issue with though is Taylor Swift snogging a much-in demand handsome chap, two weeks after her break up from another very handsome, in demand man.
You cannot make a case for or against a woman’s display of loyalty towards you unless you’ve asked for her loyalty.
No self-respecting woman of honor or substance should ever pledge her loyalty and allegiance to a man exclusively who hasn’t asked her to.
The new urban man wants loyalty and trust, the way the new urban woman wants love and affection.
We withhold from one another the very things we desire the most.
Which is weird, because who were all the dudes having sex with if it wasn't us?
There’s a scarcity, always the threat of insecurity.
Loyalty isn’t just about being devoted to someone; it’s about somebody being you when everybody and everything is seemingly against you.
It has become synonymous with “having somebody’s back.” In the early 2000’s when Beyoncé dropped her first solo single, Crazy in Love featuring her now husband, Jay-Z, they became the proto-type for the new urban love story and her album aptly entitled “Dangerously in Love” redefined our ideas about what it means for a woman to have a man’s back in urban culture.
Beyoncé was America’s pop sweetheart who fell for the king of the streets, and became the ultimate “Ride or Die chick.” She was strong, independent, and proved that now even good suburban-bred girls could or Even if the streets didn’t “make you,” if you’re in your thirties today, hip-hop music most certainly shaped you.