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Some of you saw the movie, “Think Like a Man,” created by Steve Harvey and crew, and we’re not saying you shouldn’t have. But we are asking you clearly, why we live in a world where black women are being told that morphing themselves into a brother is the answer to their relationship problems.
Would we want all of our men to start thinking like women? Maybe empathizing with men can lead to healthy relationships, but there is little value in learning how to play them before they play you. Nomalanga Mhauli-Moses, a contributor to Your Black World, writes an article giving a perspective on the whole “Think like a man” concept. Maybe black women shouldn’t just put on their emotional combat boots when dealing with men. Instead, perhaps we can encourage them to look inside to find the beauty that God gave them to achieve their personal and family objectives.
I had a great conversation with one of my mentors and male friends yesterday and while we discussed a number of things, an interesting topic came up; how women relate to men.
Even though many of us rushed to the movie theater to watch Steve Harvey’s “Think Like A Man” movie, we were puzzled that the comedian seems to think that women should think like men.
Now, unlike Steve Harvey’s critics, I actually agree with some of the advice that Mr. Harvey dishes out but I also balance that with the knowledge that the “King of Comedy” is on marriage attempt number three…