Cinderella: #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft

Cinderella aired on ABC Family this last weekend. I’m a sucker for a Disney marathon. Since I tend to look at Cinderella as a study in how and why people get stuck in abusive relationships, I decided to live tweet it under the #WhyIStayed hashtag in the title character’s voice. This post is a record of those tweets.

 

Advertisements

Author:

Author, blogger, internet person. My claim to fame is Thalia's Musings, an indie fantasy series set in the ancient Greek pantheon and narrated by the muse of comedy. http://thaliasmusingsnovels.com/ https://amethystmarie.com/

4 thoughts on “Cinderella: #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft

  1. Love it! The movies always present Cinderella as largely undamaged by her years of abuse. I like the movie “The Glass Slipper” (1955). This cinderella is socially awkward, dirty, depressed, and feels worthless. She only goes to the ball because the son of the cook invites her to the kitchens with him. But, the son of the cook, is actually the prince…

    I want to write my own Cinderella story where she has to overcome years of abuse to learn to love again and slowly rebuild her self-worth.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s