This 1 Surprising Parenting Trait Creates The Most Narcissistic Children
The awareness about narcissism and how narcissistic people and their behavior impact those around them has grown recently. While it is not easy to point out to what actually causes and influences this behavior, genetics are believed to play a role. In addition, it has also been found that a particular parenting style and childhood relationships can also influence such behavior. "Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultra confidence lies a fragile self-esteem that’s vulnerable to the slightest criticism." Researchers wanted to understand which parenting styles in particular were more likely to give rise to children who had a narcissistic personality, and then took into consideration 565 children between the ages 7 to 11 and also interviewed their mothers and fathers. The results of the study found that parents who