Study: Parents Cause Narcissism In Children

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A new study from the Netherlands has found that the development of narcissism in children may be caused in large part by parents who coddle them, call them special, and otherwise give them an inflated sense of their own worth. What do you think?

“This reminds me of a study about me.”

Aiden Ball • Freelance Illustrator

“I struggle to find the balance between raising a narcissistic asshole and a jerk with a chip on his shoulder.”

Maureen Nieves • Systems Analyst


“But what if my parents just objectively realized I was great at everything?”

Richard Henderson • Urban Farmer