In an ideal happy-reality scenario, girls grow up to be their daddy’s princess. They then spend most of their mature lives seeking a prince who remotely resembles the king that raised them.
Perhaps that is a mistake, though.
We set off in life with high expectations. Which often lead to bitter disappointments.
But every so often, someone comes along who surprises us pleasantly. And in the very moment when you’ve given up hope, and surrendered to the belief that what you long for does not exist.
It’s the details that make the difference. Like a simple sign that you care.
Also part of Friday Fictioneers