What can be more dangerous than that which arrives quietly and unannounced...that which works on one's subconscious...depositing its poisons deep within, the affects of which only rear their ugly heads years later in the form of eating disorders, mood disorders, lack of self-esteem and a general disposition of "non-enlightened" and most definitely just "not happy."
Well, here is one such source, I'd posture: The Princess Complex.
And a new book that explores it: "Cinderella Ate My Daughter" by Peggy Orenstein.
Saving Our Daughters From an Army of Princesses From NPR News
One good sign? I just reserved the copy from the library, and I'm #17 in line. Fantastic!