She doesn’t need a man because she has her friends and family to support her, and that concept is sort of revolutionary.
No, Rihanna isn’t the first woman on the planet to push back against the pressures of dating in the 21st Century, but it’s inspiring to watch a woman of her status blossom on her own after being broken down to a point that many struggle to come back from.
Many companies, such as Microsoft and Facebook, have in fact taken matters into their own hands to ensure they pay men and women equally.
“He knew what I did for a living, because I listed it on my profile.
But he made a comment about something in my field, and I responded with some information from a research paper I had just published,” she told me.
Or he may have difficulty with intimacy or some other issue she could have no way of knowing about. She wanted to know if she had done something to drive him away.
As she went over their conversation in her mind, she realized there was one thing that stood out—though she did not want to believe it.
While Rihanna has been spotted with a few men over the years like Drake, Leonardo Di Caprio, and Travis Scott, she has not been officially claimed by any man (with the exception of baseball player Matt Kemp).
When Rihanna breaks it down for us, it’s clear that this is all a part of her internal strategy to protect her heart: ”[Men] won’t be a gentleman because that makes them appear soft,” said Rihanna.
Women who are confident take pride in their ability to deal with whatever you tell them, provided that it has some validity and isn’t said out of malice.
Generally, a confident woman won’t take as much offense to something disconcerting that you feel you have to tell her, largely because she is secure with herself.
It’s admirable that she recovered from a toxic, abusive relationship and is now living a healthier lifestyle by her own standards.
Furthermore, it’s a testament to the evolution of the modern-day woman in 2015.
Everything went smoothly—until they met in person for a cup of coffee.