Growing up I was raised in an hispanic household with certain values that I still follow heavily. Being a hispanic girl, I was taught that “ a man is a man”. This little reminder I feel like has led to success in my relationships with guys. (Friends, Interest, Strangers, i.e)
The meaning of “a man is a man” is simply that. There’s certain things with being a man in this world that shouldn’t be taken away. You want your man to feel, be, and inspire to be a man. Unlike women, men prefer (need) things and systems. In other words, they need their ego fed. If you put your man on a pedestal, they will shine. If you put them in a bowl they will destruct. As a woman, if you put us on a pedestal we will GLOW and if you try to put us in a bowl we will overfill it.
I learned growing up in my hispanic home to serve his plate for him. To a lot of people “that’s weird” but to me it always made sense. There’s certain things I will not do to a man because he is a man. And if you can’t serve your man and provide, then he won’t grow. I’m not saying do everything for your man and be a servant. But realize you stand together. You decide who you stand next to. If you disrespect your man, the world will too. By disrespect I mean little rules like:
Don’t hit them in the face.
Don’t belittle him at his down time.
Don’t push down his dreams when they fail.
Educate him with your words, and make him think better.
Be his peace, this world hates men (especially ethinic men)
Show him failure is not the end, it’s only a fresh start to a new beginning.
I feel like this was odd coming from a “city girl”, but it was needed. For a lot of women I feel like we aren’t taught to love properly. Remembering a man is man is a way to learn to trust in the idea of men and help you grow more as a woman. As women, we get a different type of satisfaction when your man is happy (I know you understand). You get the best version of your man, what lady doesn’t want that?