Electra complex

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Electra complex

[i′lek·trə ‚käm‚pleks]
(psychology)
The female analog of the Oedipus complex, that is, the attraction and attachment of a female child to the father.

Electra complex

see OEDIPUS COMPLEX.
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They tested the name Daddy Issues at a local acoustic show in November 2013 to positive reception, and then decided to pursue the full-band setting.
Summary: Bridget Jones has baby daddy issues and a new beau in the long-awaited third instalment of the series
And did we mention that Colin also has some serious daddy issues in the form of Rayne Pryce (Peter Fonda), a storied civil rights-era mayor who weathered his own share of scandals with his Teflon bayou charm (but always preferred the roar of the crowd to the company of his own family)?
It's irreverent fun of the first order but it's the film's portrayal of the despot that gives the movie an inner steel, with Kim portrayed as a lonely neurotic with daddy issues.
His Kim is more complex than the broad caricature you'd expect: He's a jovial young leader haunted by daddy issues, having been called soft by his father for adoring American pop culture.
Though already destroyed, the hotel is still a looming fixture in Danny's life, because though he survives his ordeal with supernatural evil, he is still plagued by personal demons brought on by the trauma and his (psychotic) daddy issues.
Here, Flash (Eric Johnson) suffers from Daddy issues --his father worked on something called the "Portage Initiative" before disappearing and being presumed dead.
What I love about the second movie for Nebula in particular is that we get - We know that she's a pretty angry woman with some daddy issues," Gillan told  (http://www.
Two pouty man-children with obvious daddy issues, Batman and Superman fail to ever truly be the heroes they are.
As such brainchildren are wont to do in the annals of science fiction (where man routinely suffers for playing God), Ultron enters sentience with some major daddy issues and the temperament of a hormonal adolescent, ready to bite (off) the hand that fed him, and then some.
The hook: Single mom with daddy issues returns to live with her dad to raise her own son.