How Disney Prevented Me From Finding Prince Charming

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Cinderella Dancing with Prince Charming

Almost every girl in any first world country grew up on tales of Disney.  A fair maiden princess who can’t help becoming a damsel in distress, held hostage by an evil witch or stepparent, and had to be rescued by Prince Charming.

A friend and I were discussing this on a Sunday afternoon drive.  How Disney gave us young girls a dream to believe in.  To be pure of heart and body and our prince will whisk us away to a happily ever after.  And it was then my friend made an astute observation:

Why is the prince CHARMING?  Charming isn’t necessarily a good quality to have.

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