The werewolf is generally seen as a ‘hybrid’ figure of sorts — part hum and part wolf — and its hybridity and transgression of special boundaries in a unified figure is, at very least, unusual, thus the figure of the werewolf might be seen as a natural signifier for queerness in its myriad forms.
The prince fought valiantly.
He slayed the dragon.
The princess cried for days.
She loved that dragon.
Yeah really down I’m going to hide under all my blankets with my plush kitty and try to pretend I don’t have to work tomorrow.
//Absurdly helpful for people writing royal characters and/or characters who interact with royalty and members of the nobility.
- I am allowed to be vocal about my pain if it helps me heal
- I am allowed to be sad in places other than my own head
- I am allowed to express my anger/sadness/hurt in ways that do not hurt other people, whether that is in writing or speaking to friends
- I am allowed to speak my truth even when it makes others uncomfortable
- I am allowed to take care of myself, even if it makes people who hurt me uncomfortable
- I am allowed to create my own rules for self-care