Let me preface this by saying that I understand where you’re trying to go with this.
Giulia Blasi

Thanks for responding, I would disagree and say, this isn’t a political point but it’s a story of our journey. Yes, I discuss the issues surrounding it but that is an aside. This wasn’t a particular point of interest for me until I saw my daughter’s struggles, I still have no issue with body hair removal but as far as I see it my daughter has more pressure right now from peers and society than she does an idea of self. I think it’s wise to wait until those things are more balanced at the very least.

I understand why people would question my daughter’s ability to truly say yes *or* no to having her image out there but she is fully informed and consensual (we discuss it daily). I don’t really know what else to say, I know her very well, we communicate openly and regularly and my experience of my daughter is that she isn’t afraid to tell me how she feels. You’ll have to trust me on that. In fact I have only seen her react positively to all of this, she is more confident with her body in its natural state than ever.

Thanks again for taking the time to respond xx

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