Jill Scott: Her Body, Her Love, And The Beauty Of Being A Woman

On Heartbreak

“I allow my feelings to be hurt. A girl blames the guy for breaking her heart. A woman looks at her own decision…

… to date that guy, or girl, or whoever it is that you’re dating. You are accountable for who you allow in your life. You are accountable for what you do with them. There are so many places in this album where I listen back and say, “Well, God-darn girl, you better say it!”

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 04: Actor Jill Scott poses at Lionsgate's Premiere Of "Why Did I Get Married?" held at the The Cinerama Dome, Arclight Hollywood on October 4, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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“But, I journal it out. I cry it out. I sing it out. I take long baths. I take walks. I exercise, I buy new clothes. I do something that feeds me and I check the hell out of myself so I don’t make the same mistakes by dating the same person, again. Our choices become our habits.”