I am sorry I haven't been there for a long time - I was extremly busy because of my work.
Before I would continue my stories let me show You some opinions about what we Barbie doll fans and bloggers think about this toy icon.
You can read some important thoughts there on Fricskamacska's blog, there on Vic's site and there on Boróka's page - what I totally agree but don't want to repeate because my fellow bloggers explained it better I think (but You can also read my own comments below).
And today, searching for new blogs, I have found a really touching story under the title:
"It is sad for me today to think that if Barbie were a real woman, she would be obsessing about food and diets.
While Barbie is a huge part of the illusion we girls were sold about
having to look a certain way, at the time that illusion did me more good
than not, as it was my healthy escape from an abusive home life.
Today I am grateful I had those reprieves in my childhood. I’m not
sure where I would be today if I had had nothing to feel excited about.
My Dream Barbie did distort my body image, but in other ways, she saved
Please, take a look.