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May 13, 2021

Princess Problems

Are princess stories harmful to our daughters? Is there anything to be learned by watching a Disney princess? Can princess stories cause histrionic disorder? Why do some professionals believe these movies are detrimental to our girls, but not our boys?   What should our children watch instead?

Adrienne and Nicole discuss their views on princesses and their perceived roles as parents who allow their children to indulge in princess movies and fantasy.  

 

References:

https://dfwchild.com/what-princes-and-princesses-are-teaching-our-kids/

 

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/05/24/726129132/how-disney-princesses-influence-girls-around-the-world

 

Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as a personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive attention-seeking behaviors, usually beginning in early childhood, including inappropriate seduction and an excessive desire for approval.

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