Oedipus complex

What is Oedipus complex?

The complex of emotions aroused in a young child, typically around the age of four, by an unconscious sexual desire for the parent of the opposite sex and a wish to exclude the parent of the same sex.

Questions and answers on "Oedipus complex"

my boyfrend suffers an oedipal complex. he is very inteligent, succsesfull in his bussines. he doesnt wont to see a therpist, thinking that his...

doctor1 MD

Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

I went through your details. I understand your emotions. Oedipus complex is a desire for sexual...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

the guy i know is really attached to his mother and always compares me with her..however he doesnt hates his father as mentioned in the oedipus...

doctor1 MD

Idealisation of parental figure and internalising the primary care giver is quite a normal phenomenon in development of any person. From what you...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Oedipus complex

Ask Question
Doctor Image

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.