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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... Keep Reading

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108 Therapeutic Stories

For Therapists, Teachers, and Self-Healing

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Stories for children, adolescents & adults