In search for deeper reasons of the disquieting symptoms a theoretical framework is developed based on various cultural influences upon the emergence of pathological narcissism and the emptiness of soul of these young people. The healthy laws of development for this age are briefly mentioned in the second part of the article, as well as the disturbances occurring under the influence of modern cultural impact of – among others – social media. The way this reaches out into early adulthood is described.
The article is meant to encourage and admonish adult educators and therapists to pay more attention and dedication to the awakening of the soul that takes place during puberty and adolescence. Here you can access the article.