"New research reveals that chick lit 'heroines' like Bridget Jones make women feel worse about themselves.
Most women assume that a dose of Bridget Jones can only make them feel better about themselves.But new research has revealed that spending time with self-scrutinising chick lit characters like 'our bridg' is actually more likely to have a negative effect on women's confidence and body image.
A study by Virginia Tech university has found that reading books in which the lead character worried about her weight made women uncomfortable about their own body image."
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