Fairytales Lie (Narrative Essay)

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Week 4 Narrative essay
Fairytales Lie

As a little girl growing up you sit down and watch your princess movies where each and every one of them falls in love and everything turns out perfect. They meet their prince and get to live happily ever after. They never have any arguments or any faults or heart aches in these movies. So you grow up thinking that love is going to be this easy in your real life, but your parents forget to mention that your life isn’t a fairytale and things are much harder.

I remember the first time I met my first love. I thought he was the greatest guy in the world and I knew right away I was going to spend the rest of my life with him. One of the things that I noticed immediately when I first me him was how safe and secure he made me feel. I remember meeting him that very first day and realizing how good I felt just being with him. It was as if a burden had been lifted from my shoulders. I suddenly felt free and relaxed, as if I had to worry about nothing in life ever again. He was always very supportive of my ideas and my decisions and encouraged me to go ahead and do what I wanted the most. He provided me with the background support that I had always needed to further my plans but had felt so insecure before. He had a knack of making me laugh and feel good about myself and whatever was going on at that time. Aside from making me feel emotionally stable, safe, and secure, he also made me feel very secure financially. He made it look so easy, as if I would never have to worry about money ever again. He made me feel that I could trust him with no matter what. This is perhaps the reason that I fell in love with him in the first place, because of how he good he made me feel about myself: very safe, secure, and sound. He was always trying to involve me into his life and with us it is always 'us' and never 'you' or 'I'. He was always willing to...
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