Body-Positive Journaling Prompt #4: What is the feminine ideal?

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Here’s something to think and write about in this coming week: What is the contemporary feminine ideal? How would your parents answer this same question?

If this prompt was helpful for you, there are 57 more in my free 58 Body Positive Journal Prompts kit!

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