By Laura R., a loveisrespect advocate
Most of us have grown up watching Disney movies, and the Disney princess movies are a particularly important part of that franchise. There’s nothing more nostalgic than re-watching these films, and it’s common for us to idealize Disney princess relationships as THE perfect fairytale relationships. However, fairytales are typically not based in reality. The iconic Disney princess movies can portray some toxic, unhealthy, and downright abusive ideals about what romantic relationships should look like. Let’s examine some of those relationships and talk about the unhealthy behaviors going on in these movies.