What is an Oedipus complex?

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What is an Oedipus complex?

A boy’s desire to sexually possess his mother

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The term Oedipus complex is named after the Greek mythologic character Oedipus, who married his mother. In psychoanalysis, it denotes a boy’s desire to sexually possess his mother. The female version is called Electra complex.

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