Unfortunately, he’s also the type of guy who orders Krug champagne for himself and Cook’s for everyone else.
I won’t go into one of the many rants I have stored up on how damaging the mere premise of Steve Harvey’s Think Like A Man, Act Like A Lady book can be to women attempting to maneuver through already confusing dating and relationship rituals.
Steve says this book has a special meaning for him.
"This is the first project that I didn't do for money," he says.
That’s a woman’s love—it stands the test of time, logic, and all circumstance.
” ― Steve Harvey, “All I'm telling you to do is to be smart about it.
“Nothing on this planet can compare with a woman’s love—it is kind and compassionate, patient and nurturing, generous and sweet and unconditional. If you are her man, she will walk on water and through a mountain for you, too, no matter how you’ve acted out, no matter what crazy thing you’ve done, no matter the time or demand. Problem is, he didn’t actually manage to hit any of the eminently mockable aspects of the book, from its predatory creepiness to its own racist profiling (of white women). I don’t eat what I can’t pronounce.’” Harvey was delighted at his skewering of the book, doubling over at his own punchlines.Harvey has notoriously (or victoriously, depending on who you ask) stated that women should wait at least three months before sleeping with a new partner.As a feminist and one who advocates for women to be released from all rules that govern how, when, where and why we sex, I am totally against blanket guidelines being provided to women (who obviously have had unsuccessful relationships and are looking for answers) that may or may not be beneficial to them as individuals.(So do black women, which is one reason why Viola Davis has repeatedly celebrated her protagonist's sexual desirability and prowess.) Short of personally evaluating enough members of a single race to form a statistically significant judgment on their sexual viability, we tend to rely on popular culture to shape popular opinion.