Call Me Princess

An intended insult that actually feels empowering

Photo by Ashton Mullins on Unsplash

Yesterday I got called “princess” again by some guy who wanted to marginalize my thoughts and ideas by belittling me. He thought that referring to me in that way indicated that I was pampered, spoiled, and a bit fluffy. Maybe he hasn’t kept up with the times, but even the Disney princesses are now a powerful bunch, with smarts, strength, and ingenuity…

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