Some of us are good leaders and caretakers of our families, and we do MAKE THE RULES in our households.(Where else does men sleeping on the couch or being in the dog house come from?Her music is everywhere, and more importantly than that, she’s a loud advocate for women’s empowerment. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. When it comes time to settle down, find someone who wants an equal partner. But just because Beyoncé is the most prominent example doesn’t mean there aren’t countless other women who inspire us, and they’ve all got something to say. We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced. I would rather be handsome for an hour than pretty for a week. Take care of yourself now that you’re old enough to know how. Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then –Diana Ross 8. Someone who thinks women should be smart, opinionated and ambitious. It’s been a big part of my maturing process to learn to allow people to support me. And I have this history of wanting to work things out on my own and protect people from what’s going on with me. In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn. Buckle up, and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work, but embrace it. I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. Yeah, you could ask her where she wants to eat tonight ... Too many options, too much time researching on Yelp. And tell me in advance where we're going, because once we meet up...7. If you tell her, "Let's hang out Thursday," and don't follow up with her until the day of, she's already forgotten about you. Honestly, no matter how I look on our date, just be grateful I have no food stains on my clothing or body because I raced here after scarfing Chipotle while finishing three assignments and Googling directions for the restaurant at the same time. Glass half-empty: I will only wait 10 minutes for your late ass before I leave. It couldn't be easier to tell if she's into you or not. I have a long list of awesome things I want to do but haven't had time, so I have no shortage of ideas for museums we can visit or parks we could go sit in. You're basically in a constant three-way with her calendar. " "I don't know, let me ask Cal." "Goddamn it, can't we do one little thing without asking Cal if he thinks it's a good idea? If you try to cancel on her the night of the date early in the relationship, you will probably never hear from her again. Plus, if you cancel now, I can't see you for another like three weeks, so it might as well be never.6. It's a wonder she found the time to put on pants for you. Glass half-full: I'll always be on time meeting you. I believe that reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing toward being a champion. I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on Earth.
Because lets face it, money gives men the power to run the show. Mix that with doing something you love, something you could keep doing forever and ever. By the time I realized maybe I wasn’t plain and might even possibly be pretty, I had already trained myself to be a little more interesting and informed. And for the men who accept us for who we are and support us in this process.She Makes the Rules is intended to be about real life daily living when we accept who we are and how powerful we women can be. Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.