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Consumption

As father to a daughter and husband to a woman who has long believed in female empowerment, I am very cognizant of the “princess culture” believed to be perpetuated by corporations like Disney. The idea is that from an early age, little girls are inundated with the notion that being a woman means having an […] Read More

Recently, I watched a TV advertisement for a show on Oxygen called “My Shopping Addiction.” As the title implies, it follows people who have a real addiction to shopping. I know of tobacco, alcohol and drug addiction, but how can anyone be addicted to shopping? Something doesn’t seem right. All one has to do is […] Read More