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6 Reasons Why We're Fascinated by the Royal Family


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King/Queen Archetypes
We all secretly wish we could be the ones to wear the crown...
We all secretly wish we could be the ones to wear the crown...
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From babyhood we are read fairy tales of castles nestled at the top of hills surrounded by billowing, white clouds. We watch movies about princes, princesses, kings, and queens, and imagine ourselves as secret nobility. Children want to feel special, valued, and important (and don’t we all?), which is why the royal archetype is part of our earliest consciousness and deepest fantasies. As we grow up, and see the British Monarchy in modern, non-fairy tale fashion fulfilling this archetype, we just can’t help but watch and be amazed.


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