this shit here…
Real life vs Societal expectations
Confidence goals: Kanye West
Attitude goals: Rihanna
Money goals: Beyonce
Beyonce’ AND Jay-Z money goals***
When women used to be depressed or were not “taking care of their men” properly their husbands could send them to the psych ward for attitude adjustments. This was part of conditioning them to always wear a smile. They believed that if a woman saw herself smiling that it would become natural practice and that she would be “cured”. This often went along with shock therapies.
Then and now
But notice how this headline from the civil rights era is more sympathetic to the victims than most you’d see today.
Vogue US March 1992 - Naomi Campbell by Irving Penn