Teenage Narcissism In Adolescents

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One who is self-loving, self-absorbed and all about their looks, personality or self-image is the definition of a narcissist. Teens today are definitely more narcissistic than previous generations and from a futuristic point of view the narcissism in teens today will definitely affect the future generations. There is no exact cause for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) but scientist believe biological/genetic factors, early life experiences like pampering or negative parenting causes the development of NPD. There will be an immense amount of teenage narcissists, in today’s society with social media, with society progressing day by day and with the need to fit in narcissism can not be avoided. As the years pass we progress, new …show more content…
Several studies show that those who use social media often are more likely to display narcissistic behavior, it also has an effect on self-esteem. Social media is a place where you connect with friends and interact with strangers, most people turn to social media to get pampered with comments, or receive the attention they desire which raises their self-esteem and self -importance eventually to the point where they become narcissistic. Getting on social media becomes a daily ritual that is difficult to break and causes it to become an addiction. 92% of teens report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly (Pew Research …show more content…
Trends are usually taken seriously by teens because it 's what defines them, its what allows them to fit in and feel cool, but those who do not follow trends are viciously attacked by naive, inconsiderate, immature teens. The fear of being an outcast, discriminated, and attacked drives these teens to do what society tells you to do and in today 's society it’s all about social media, pictures, electronics and these are the things that cause teens to become narcissistic. Trends are very powerful they have a lot of power over people like you and me, it determines what is in style and when it im style, if it could control markets and etc. it can definitely control people. Teens try to look better than others, buy brand name, have a better look than the other person, trends cause competition, the effort teens put in their daily look to get the attention they want, the confident feeling they get out of it is part of narcissism. Teens care about their appearance more than they did in previous generations, including guys, what people think, how people feel, how they are looking at all matters to them, they want to outshine the other, they want to look good, they want all the attention on them, they think they are better than everyone else because they are

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