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13 Real-Talk Love Lessons From Kelis

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1. Second chances are okay. Third? Maybe not.

"Trick Me," 2003.

2. As shitty as you may feel today, you're more resilient than you may know.

"Rolling Through The Hood," 2003.
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3. So just let go.

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"Jerk Ribs," 2014.

4. It might just be the best thing that's ever happened to you.

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Calvin Harris feat. Kelis, "Bounce," 2011.

5. Because heartbreak just means you're human.

"Brave," 2010.
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"Brave," 2010.

6. Jus always remember to keep doing you.

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"Lil Star," 2006.

7. It's okay to demand respect.

"Appreciate Me," 2006.
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"Appreciate Me," 2006.

8. You deserve it.

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"Milkshake," 2003.

9. Flaunt your boss-ass leadership skills.

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"Bossy" feat. Too $hort, 2006.

10. And don't hide your kindness, either.

"Appreciate Me," 2006.
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"Appreciate Me," 2006.

11. Put yourself first.

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"Rumble," 2014.

12. But remember, all the riches in the world can't compare to real connection.

"Millionaire," 2003.
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"Millionaire," 2003.

13. And when you do find that love worth fighting for, your whole world can come alive.

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"Acapella," 2010.

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