I’m a Princess you say?

Let me preface these remarks with this, I may not be a Princess but I am a “King’s Kid” so maybe I really am special after all!

When I was a young lady my Armenian grandfather told me that I looked like the Armenian Princess, I accepted that from him, but I knew he had probably told every one of his granddaughters the very same thing, again that was acceptable, he was my grandfather. Later in life and dating as a divorced woman not so young any more I began to hear that adjective, Princess, in words, on text messages with little pictures of a Princess and I thought, “How cute, as old as I am to still be called a Princess” and felt a little flattered until that relationship ended and another started and dang if I didn’t hear the same things all over again! Many of the very same lines used again and again! Do these guys get together and have a list of things to say that they think no one will remember or compare to someone else? I had never voiced my disdain at this “endearment” until I saw the post that I have, with permission, copied and pasted here. For all you ladies, know that you aren’t alone and for you guys, learn a lesson!

A young lady who is not just a friend on Facebook but also a long time friend of mine posted this. When I saw this post I had to laugh out loud because I identified with it and asked her permission to use it. For all you ladies who read me and all the men who have ever done it, this is for you!

(name deleted to protect the innocent) It annoys me when guys refer to me as queen or princess. One, you don’t know my name. Two, if you were royalty, why are you single? The feminist in my dies a little bit every time I see that. But, today I struck back…#misadventures #onlinedating

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I loved her reply! Hope you enjoyed this little detour from the norm for me, but really, IS there a norm for me?

About harolene

Thank you for stopping by for a visit! If you read my thoughts you will see that I am sometimes serious, at other times sappy or funny, occasionally I am sad and sentimental, but I am always sincere! I am a single mother who raised two children, born ten years apart and different sexes so first it was bows and dolls, pretty dresses and boys! When my son was born it was rough and tumble games, baseball, soccer, wrestling and girls! I am known for my "smile" and for my default answer to any situation, "no problem", which was something I didn't realize I did until it was pointed out to me! I am a moon watcher and a star gazer. I am astounded and feel so small knowing that every creature that has ever walked the face of this earth has gazed upon that same beautiful orb that my eyes can behold on any night when the earth is not wearing her cloak of clouds. My parents have made me the person that I am. Their love, veracity in all areas of life, humor and passion for their work and each other have given me hope that my life can actually be a happy one! Chances are if you are reading this you already know all this but again, I appreciate your stopping by! While you're here hit the "Like" button for me and thanks for checking in!
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