I know what you are thinking. Cooke…that’s my jam or Cooke…I knew you were going throw Beyonce up in the mix sooner or later. My response: You know! Regardless of your thoughts about her, her family, her relationship or her talent, she does sing about situations that we can relate to. Now just for a moment…think about the words of the song. In particular focus on the part where she says… “She gonna profit everything I taught if let you go…can’t let you go…darn if I let you go.” Is she talking about her lover or a poodle that she finally got house-broken?
Sometimes women focus too much on how much work they put into a relationship that women stay in dead end relationships. We often tell anyone who encourages us to leave that “I know he does this but I will be darned if I leave so the next chick can reap the benefits.” Women say these statements with a straight face even though their female intuition is screaming that their man is a dog. (more…)