Feminism | Posted by B.P. on 05/19/2011

Magazines, T.V. and Disney: The Negative Portrayal of Beauty in the Media

Prince Charming: What has he done for you lately?

Prince Charming: What has he done for you lately?

From a young age, I recognized a pattern in the movies I frequently watched. Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White – their major goal is to find Prince Charming. Being young and impressionable, I too started dreaming of my prince charming I would one day come to meet.

As I got older, around my pre-teen years, I developed a collection of magazines due to my interest in style and fashion. I’d flip through so many each day, and without even noticing how and why, I began to feel less and less confident in myself. And more and more self-conscious about the way I looked. Pretty soon I felt as though no guy would ever want me because of …

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