I’ve been this girl. Hard core. I believed in a dream that was promised to me. I let that promise lure me into accepting less than I should have for […]
The crazy thing is as wonderful and amazing as that story of long-distance romance was it was forever a story much like Grimm’s Cinderella story where the step-sisters wanted the prince so bad, they cut off their own heels to make sure their feet would fit into that glass slipper. But they didn’t fool anyone. They didn’t belong to the prince anymore than Martin ever belonged to me. He was trying to fit where he had no business. In the end those sisters get their eyeballs plucked out by the birds. Just saying. Those Grimms brothers didn’t mess around.
Popular culture uses fairy tales as a symbol for happy endings. The knight in shining armor saves and falls in love with fair maiden and they live happily ever after. But what is the true lesson from fairy tales?