2. A woman who carries old hurt and emotional scars like a burden which keeps her from making progress.
Man 1: Why does that woman have so many kids?
Man 2: Oh, she's a bag-lady, most of those kids are relatives she's taken custody of.
Woman 1: I want to kick my friend's boyfriend in the shins because he's a douche-bag.
Woman 2: Don't be a bag-lady, she's choosing to stay with him.
Badu: "Bag lady you gon hurt your back, carrying all them bags like that. I guess nobody ever told you, all you must hold on to is you."