Narcissistic traits

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by Allan-Matlem, May 3, 2007.

  1. Allan-Matlem

    Allan-Matlem Active Member

    Wyntersgrace2- Heather referred to narcissistic thinking in an earlier thread.
    From Heather's post
    Originally Posted By: Allan-Matlem

    Consequences make no impact on intrinsic motivation, the focus is now on the parent and the consequence , at most the kid asks what's in it for me and there is absolutely no reflection on the issue at hand.

    *bold added

    I think that is the crux of it right there. That is very narcissistic thinking. I've been reminded of an article I recently read throughout this entire discourse, and I finally found it: