There’s Proof….You Are What You Watch
We just knew trashy TV had to be bad for us somehow. As it turns out, all that nasty, back-stabbing, malicious behavior we see on shows like The Real Housewives rubs off on us! In a "Science Daily" study, women who watched fictional clips featuring relational aggression- people gossiping and stealing each other’s boyfriends, for example- were found to actually feel more aggressive afterwards. Experts believe that all the relational aggression that’s so popular in the media these days could have a potentially damaging effect on people over time.