She asked if they could spend the night together
He thought, and said, "I'm tryin' to get my life together"

from Common (Ft. Bilal & John Legend) – Faithful Lyrics on Rap Genius


Interpreted literally, he’s in a sticky situation where another woman is tempting his fidelity to his wife, but in an effort to stay faithful, he declines.

The woman in this scenario may more generally be representative of the devil, trying to tempt him to take his sin further. Instead he realizes that he is dedicated in his faith to God.

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