They often overestimate their own attractiveness, and focus on displaying or flaunting physical attributes.
Scientists think there may be a link between narcissism and anorexia or bulimia.
Daughters who once would have been disciplined for spoiled behavior are now allowed to dictate the dinner menu, or veto a family move.
They may be inappropriately sexually provocative, express strong emotions with an impressionistic style, and be easily influenced by others.
For women, it’s critical to observe a man’s character over a period of time to assess his willingness to enter into a committed relationship.
Character is very important in women too, but men are primarily drawn to women via physical attraction.
However, the concept of self-esteem became a shortcut to the hard work of real personal change.
During the 70S and 80s, Americans became obsessed with celebrity culture, and eating disorders skyrocketed.
During the 1960s, the core American value of individualism began to morph into self-admiration.