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Cinderella , Fucking, and Life: s, Melissa Grey Follow @meligrey It's always really surprising to me how differently I respond to the Cinderella mythos than some other similarly feminist women. 5:29 PM-22 Mar 2015 73 RETWEETS 77 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey @meligrey I see a lot of "She just waited around and then a prince saved her. The end. What antifeminist dreck!" 5:29 PM-22 Mar 2015 120 RETWEETS 206 FAVORITES s, Melissa Grey Follow @meligrey When I was a kid dealing with abuse, what other people saw as "waiting," I saw as "surviving." 5:30 PM- 22 Mar 2015 146 RETWEETS 349 FAVORITES Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey ' Follow Cinderella never seemed to me to be a doormat putting up with abuse. She survived it and then found love later in life 5:31 PM-22 Mar 2015 290 RETWEETS 542 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey And that was actually a really positive message for Baby Melissa. I kind of hate seeing it torn apart. 5:31 PM-22 Mar 2015 93 RETWEETS 180 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey "Why did Cinderella let her stepmother/sisters treat her like that?" Shut up. Not how abuse works. 5:33 PM-22 Mar 2015 213 RETWEETS 437 FAVORITES s, Melissa Grey @meligrey Follow Cinderella survived abuse. It didn't turn her hard and cold inside. She stayed good and kind and found a way to be happy 5:34 PM- 22 Mar 2015 289 RETWEETS 600 FAVORITES Follovw Jenn Marie Thorne @juniperjenny @meligrey Totally agree. Just showing up to that ball was an incredibly transgressive, brave act. 5:33 PM- 22 Mar 2015 Retweeted by Melissa Grey 10 RETWEETS 11 FAVORITES s, Melissa Grey Follow @meligrey @EmilyHenryWrite I hate hate hate when people say they'd stand up to abusers. Means they have no fucking clue what it's like to live in fear 5:36 PM- 22 Mar 2015 5 RETWEETS 17 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey So what if Cinderella's happy ending is finding love? Do you have any idea how hard it is for survivors to believe they're worth loving? 5:44 PM-22 Mar 2015 641 RETWEETS 1,139 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey @meligrey Cinderella marrying the prince isn't a passive, antifeminist act. Loving and being loved are super hard when you grow up with abuse. 5:44 PM-22 Mar 2015 895 RETWEETS 1,709 FAVORITES Follovw Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey In the new adaptation, the repetition of "Have courage and be kind" isn't a meaningless platitude if you consider the cycle of abuse. 6:10 PM -22 Mar 2015 52 RETWEETS 79 FAVORITES Melissa Grey @meligrey Follow Abuse warps people inside. Choosing to be kind is not choosing to be passive. It's choosing to end the cycle of abuse. 6:11 PM-22 Mar 2015 128 RETWEETS 177 FAVORITES Melissa Grey @meligrey Follow Cinderella deciding to be kind is Cinderella deciding to be better, to be more than the people who hurt her. It's a courageous act in itself 6:13 PM-22 Mar 2015 126 RETWEETS 202 FAVORITES fluffycakesistainted: imagineagreatadventure: I just thought this set of tweets was really important. โ€‹This set of tweets is ALWAYS important.
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Cinderella , Fucking, and Life: s, Melissa Grey Follow @meligrey It's always really surprising to me how differently I respond to the Cinderella mythos than some other similarly feminist women. 5:29 PM-22 Mar 2015 73 RETWEETS 77 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey @meligrey I see a lot of "She just waited around and then a prince saved her. The end. What antifeminist dreck!" 5:29 PM-22 Mar 2015 120 RETWEETS 206 FAVORITES s, Melissa Grey Follow @meligrey When I was a kid dealing with abuse, what other people saw as "waiting," I saw as "surviving." 5:30 PM- 22 Mar 2015 146 RETWEETS 349 FAVORITES Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey ' Follow Cinderella never seemed to me to be a doormat putting up with abuse. She survived it and then found love later in life 5:31 PM-22 Mar 2015 290 RETWEETS 542 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey And that was actually a really positive message for Baby Melissa. I kind of hate seeing it torn apart. 5:31 PM-22 Mar 2015 93 RETWEETS 180 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey "Why did Cinderella let her stepmother/sisters treat her like that?" Shut up. Not how abuse works. 5:33 PM-22 Mar 2015 213 RETWEETS 437 FAVORITES s, Melissa Grey @meligrey Follow Cinderella survived abuse. It didn't turn her hard and cold inside. She stayed good and kind and found a way to be happy 5:34 PM- 22 Mar 2015 289 RETWEETS 600 FAVORITES Follovw Jenn Marie Thorne @juniperjenny @meligrey Totally agree. Just showing up to that ball was an incredibly transgressive, brave act. 5:33 PM- 22 Mar 2015 Retweeted by Melissa Grey 10 RETWEETS 11 FAVORITES s, Melissa Grey Follow @meligrey @EmilyHenryWrite I hate hate hate when people say they'd stand up to abusers. Means they have no fucking clue what it's like to live in fear 5:36 PM- 22 Mar 2015 5 RETWEETS 17 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey So what if Cinderella's happy ending is finding love? Do you have any idea how hard it is for survivors to believe they're worth loving? 5:44 PM-22 Mar 2015 641 RETWEETS 1,139 FAVORITES Follow Melissa Grey @meligrey Cinderella marrying the prince isn't a passive, antifeminist act. Loving and being loved are super hard when you grow up with abuse. 5:44 PM-22 Mar 2015 895 RETWEETS 1,709 FAVORITES Follovw Melissa Grey ั„ @meligrey In the new adaptation, the repetition of "Have courage and be kind" isn't a meaningless platitude if you consider the cycle of abuse. 6:10 PM -22 Mar 2015 52 RETWEETS 79 FAVORITES Melissa Grey @meligrey Follow Abuse warps people inside. Choosing to be kind is not choosing to be passive. It's choosing to end the cycle of abuse. 6:11 PM-22 Mar 2015 128 RETWEETS 177 FAVORITES Melissa Grey @meligrey Follow Cinderella deciding to be kind is Cinderella deciding to be better, to be more than the people who hurt her. It's a courageous act in itself 6:13 PM-22 Mar 2015 126 RETWEETS 202 FAVORITES jefgodesky: neurodiversitysci: imagineagreatadventure: I just thought this set of tweets was really important. This changes everything. Thereโ€™s more than one way to see any story worth telling. The one that said nothing to you might be precisely the one that someone else needs to hear.
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