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Why the Idea of Being a "Ride-or-Die" Girlfriend Is Problematic

In Jay-Z and Beyoncé's "'03 Bonnie and Clyde," the power couple sets up a narrative that they play up 11 years later as two runaway bandits in love, as their original title suggests. All I need in this life of sin, is me and my girlfriend Down to ride till the very end, it's me and my boyfriend... Put this on my life The air that I breathe in, all that I believe in I promise I'll give my life As much as I admire them as individuals and as a unit - and I do love the song - I find an issue in its overall theme.
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