Lady in waiting
The mistress who waits at the hotel for adulterous lover. She waits for the divorce that never comes. She waits by the door for his return and she waits by the phone for his call. She is a lady in waiting.
Pictured: music artist, Erykah Badu
Doula comes from the Greek to mean, "servant woman." She is the beautiful woman who is certified to deliver life. Fun fact: Erykah Badu is a licensed doula and has helped deliver more than 40 seedlings.