The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan blames the current campus tantrums on students who are taught to be “self-absorbed and narcissistic.” He’s on to something, according to Jean Twenge, who has reported an increase in narcissism among young people. Narcissists have inflated conceptions of themselves and feel entitled to special privileges, while at the same time they’re quite brittle — if anyone questions their wonderfulness, they quickly take offense and turn extremely aggressive. (Remind you of anyone?)
The article goes on to note that the majority of these narcissistic brats are females; princesses spoiled by a lifetime of being told they were special and wonderful and superior to boys in every way.
As more Millennial women enter their thirties, I recommend investing in cat food companies.