America’s Kids Don’t Want to Grow Up

For a generation that has yet to experience a World War or Great Depression, today’s kids are unprecedentedly unwell when it comes to their mental health. But why are we seeing these levels of mental illness, low self-confidence, and fear of growing up in a group that, based on the environment around them, should be thriving?

Best-selling author of the new book, ‘Bad Therapy,’ Abigail Shrier, explains why the problem with our kids may be how parents¬†are raising them. As medication and therapy become the norm, parents¬†prioritize keeping kids happy and sheltered over teaching the importance of strength, taking on challenges, and gaining confidence to go for their goals.

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