What would a real life Barbie look like?


In my counseling work, I have a special interest in health related issues.  A big issue for many people, which has to do with both physical and mental health, is their weight and appearance.  Here is an article from BBC News that talks about the distorted images promoted in our culture, of what women should look like.

Barbie Millicent Roberts is a woman with a very controversial reputation and mostly it stems from her long legs, tiny waist, ample bosom, slender neck and flowing blonde locks.

Some argue her body shape would be unobtainable and unsustainable if scaled up to life-size. They claim she would not be able to stand up because her body frame would be so unbalanced. A real life Barbie would simply fall over. Can this be true?  Her maker, Mattel, says …   (Click here to read complete article.)

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