You don't need a man to know who you are, or what you're capable of.
Getting married should NOT be viewed as an accomplishment. Ok, so you snagged a doctor or a lawyer or a businessman, so what? His success doesn’t define your own. This isn't something to brag about.
You are capable of doing amazing things! But you know that already and hopefully so does he. You don’t NEED him to take care of you because you can do that all by yourself. You're miss (well, MRS.) self-sufficient.
Maybe you're the type of woman who, from day 1, was honest with yourself and him about what kind of marriage you were going to have. You knew that you wanted to have your own career and your own life on the side so that you wouldn’t lose your identity.
Or maybe you're still single and damn proud of it. Maybe you come from a long line of strong, independent women who taught you that a woman doesn't NEED a man (YASS the world needs more of you). Or that a woman should never rely on a man. Women should always make something of themselves.
Either way, you’re not some 1950s housewife that stays home all day baking apple pies and cleaning the house. No! You’re a go-getter and a total BADASS.
If you want something, you go get it for yourself. You don’t need him to get it for you. You don’t need him to be your knight in shining armor because you’re not a damsel in distress who needs rescuing. You can help yourself.
All you REALLY need from him is his time, attention, and respect. THAT is what’s most valuable to you.
So here's to you, strong, beautiful, independent, married women! 21 quotes you can instantly relate to.
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"I prefer to earn it. It makes me appreciate it more."
"You can't make a man treat you right, but you can make him wish he did."
"I'm not someone who can be controlled. I want someone who will watch me do my thing and be like, 'that's my girl.'"
"At this age I am only interested in consistency, stability, respect, and loyalty."
"The only thing more beautiful than the woman that knows what she wants, is the woman that isn't waiting on anybody else to get it for her."
"You don't find your worth in a man. You find your worth within yourself and then find a man who is worthy of you. Remember that."
"A woman can always tell if a man loves her by how much time he's willing to invest. Money spent is meaningless, but time spent is priceless."—Tony A. Gaskins Jr.
"The smartest thing a woman can ever learn, is to never need a man."
"If I was meant to be controlled, I would have come with a remote."
"Spoil me with loyalty, I can finance myself."
"A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her."—Marilyn Monroe
"I know what I bring to the table. So trust me when I say I am not afraid to eat alone."
"The most dangerous woman of all is the one who refuses to rely on your sword to save her because she carries her own."—R.H. Sin
"What do I have to bring to the table? Boy, I brought this table."
"My favorite position is CEO."—Lauren Conrad
"I'd rather struggle every day of my life than to ever give a man the power to say, 'you wouldn't have that if it wasn't for me."
"A vibrant and independent woman is much more beautiful than a woman who waits for people to validate her existence."—Kelly McNelis Senegor
"You ain't married to no average bitch, boy."—Beyoncé
"I do a thing called what I want."
"Anything a man can give me materialistic, I can give myself. So my definition of spoiling is giving me your time. Give me experiences."
"What's a queen without her king? Well, historically speaking, more powerful."