Show off: boastfully display one's abilities or accomplishments
- Oxford Dictionary
In the days of healthy self esteem and self actualisation, of positive parenting and praise. I'd like to reflect back to not so long ago when one of the biggest crimes in suburban Australia was to be 'Up yourself'. That's right one of the worst things that could be thrown in your direction was 'YOOOUUUU LOVE YOURSELF'. Usually followed by 'right Sharon?'
Young and old alike were terrified of encouraging a society of raging narcissist zombies who were going to eat them alive with their self obsession.