Prince Charming

Your favorite tales, like Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, convinced you to care about weddings. Here's why Disney's "Frozen" can be our saving grace.
The award for "best big brother of the year" goes to this guy.
“He’s gay, but he’s cool.” I had a friend in college who would say this. She would invite her straight male friend out with
Trump is beholden to you. You helped him win by not voting for Hillary. Now when your health bills go up because your company
I blame Jake Ryan, not Prince Charming.Ever since I was 11 and watched the movie Sixteen Candles I've been hopelessly waiting for my Sixteen Candles moment.
It was 9:00 p.m. when I left the comfort of my bed and wandered into the kitchen to make a cup of herbal tea. When I turned on the light the peripheral view of a gray blur bouncing up and down set off an involuntary shriek that shot up from my toes.
The key to Cinderella's happiness was that she never allowed all that she lost and all those who mistreated her to define her. She never closed her heart to love. She never felt entitled to more than anyone else had. She didn't strive to be the prettiest girl in the room. She didn't want to stick it to her wicked stepmother and stepsisters.
Every generation of singles seems to struggle with the same problem, asking the same question: why is it so difficult to meet someone to have a committed love relationship?
Once upon a time...That almost seems too good to be true, right? While many are out there searching for the top eight ways to find out if they are compatible with their significant other, some people are just trying to figure out where the term "Prince Charming" actually applies to any real-world relationship.
When you're pushing your limits -- with money, work and goals -- some of these scenarios start looking pretty attractive. It just takes one brutal day to re-ignite your daydreams about that freaky guy from Chem class who was destined to be a billionaire.
In 1965, Lesley Ann Warren co-starred with Stuart Damon in the made-for-television version of Cinderella. I was 9 and I was enthralled. It didn't matter that we didn't have a color television and I was watching the images in black and white. All that mattered was the magic of the story.
In the latest trailer for the film, the swoony prince slips his big, strong hand around Cinderella's and draws her close. His eyes burn with purpose, his passion palpable. My husband gets the same look in his eyes when the Thanksgiving turkey is set before him in all of its basted glory.
Do yourself a favor and purge the Prince Charming myth once and for all. Take responsibility for your career goals and go get them now. Sure, you'll get rejected, and you'll get frustrated and be uncomfortable. But it will be yours. Your mistakes, your fear and your victories and triumphs.