This is No Fairytale
Once upon a time in a land far, far away, a beautiful, independent, self-assured princess happened upon a frog as she sat contemplating ecological issues on the shores of an unpolluted pond in a verdant meadow near her castle. The frog hopped into the princess’ lap and said: ” Elegant Lady, I was once a handsome prince, Until an evil witch cast a spell upon me.
One kiss from you, however, and I will turn back into the dapper, young prince that I am …. and then, my sweet, we can marry and set up housekeeping in your castle with my mother, where you can prepare my meals, clean my clothes, bear my children, and forever feel grateful and happy doing so. ”
That night, as the princess dined sumptuously on lightly sautéed frog legs seasoned in a white wine and onion cream sauce, she chuckled and thought to herself:
“I don’t freakin think so.”
Many women seem to be programmed to attract the wrong guys. By wrong guys I mean men who aren’t good for them. Love should never hurt. Love brings out the best in us. So why is it that women keep finding themselves with the toads?
My opinion – we are optimists. We think this one will be different. This one will change or worse-this one I can change.
Ladies! Pay Attention!
Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the founder of SMORE for Women, a nonprofit whose goal is Single Moms, Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, and Empowered. She is a Certified Professional Coach and her stories have been published in several Christian books and magazines. Her book, Living Learning Loving is available on CreateSpace, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble online.