Feb 202012
 
Why I would prefer if you didn't call my daughter a "Princess"...

Don’t get me wrong; I’m sure you mean well. Lately, I feel more and more like a crank. I also feel more and more accurate and honest. As I move forward through life, I am finding myself less concerned with upsetting people and more concerned with being truly honest with them. I have come to believe that by not being fully honest with people, I am often depriving them of the opportunity to reflect on their actions, to assess if their actions could be better and also to connect more truly with me. Okay, cliché time! Princess (noun)- The close female relative of a monarch, especially a granddaughter. The wife or widow of a prince. A woman or thing regarded as pre-eminent in a particular sphere or group. A spoilt or arrogant young woman. Source – Oxford English Dictionary Online. So those’re the technical meanings out of the way. I’d [continue]