Congrats mom and dad, now we live in a nation of narcissists
Nearly 10 percent of 20-somethings have experienced symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder, compared to just three percent of those 65-and-older. Bottom line: The generation that will one day run the country have an inflated sense of self-worth. That’s what happens when teachers inflate grades, coaches hand out trophies to everyone that competes and mom and dad throw six-figure sweet 16 birthday parties. Maybe, just maybe the recession will cure us of these ills.