Entitlement is something Americans are particularly accustomed to. But it can stunt maturity when it becomes an automatic demand instead of something one feels worthy of. Occasionally, entitlement can become an attribute that makes us take for granted the privileges we are so fortunate to have.
But without a sense of entitlement, we may feel that we’re not deserving, which can be just as harmful. Perhaps humility and/or responsibility would temper entitlement. How can we strike a balance between being entitled and being worthy?