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symptoms related to trauma, child abuse, grief and other symptoms that make life difficult
The Princess and the Snake
Once upon a time there lived a princess who had grown up in a castle, sheltered from the world. Now,
it’s hard to say whether this princess was sheltered because she had never seen much of the world or if her mind created a
wall around her because of the scary things that happened during her childhood. Nevertheless, although the body
body of the princess grew into an adult, she interacted with the world much like she did when she was three or
four years old, in an innocent and trusting way.
Now, not far from the castle, although it could have been a million miles away, a large and poisonous snake lived
in the marshes. Although most snakes live boring and predictable lives, this snake had big dreams, and often
fantasized about how it would be to marry a princess...