for us already in the future, does your daughter portray Electra complex?
Psychologists describe the strong attachment between fathers and daughters and the competition for love between a daughter and a mum as the Electra complex but in simplicity, society now calls it Daddy issues. This is very natural thing. Girls are very athtached to fathers and the relationship move with them to adulthood.
Excessive flirtation is kind of an attention seeking tactics. Most women who flirt will not have long lasting relationships as men will not be able to contain their need to impress others. Harmlessly, many women flirt without
knowledge and that is natural. Sometimes sexual aggression ccan come to the picture. Women who would be forthright to strangers and even go all the way, like they are trying to prove a point
Another manifestation of Daddy issues is clinginess. Wanting extra care, attention and assurance is good for a healthy relationship but when one goes overboard, then its worrying and really frustrating for the supporting partner. Often begging and bargaining and some can get suicidal with a threat of separation.
It’s the most annoying thing, comparing and contrasting your husband or partner to your dad. A failed father’s relationship with daughter could result to a woman expecting the worst of men. There are many other characteristics of daddy issues that are complex and might even need a professional to intervene.
Anybody you know with major daddy issues?
Women are not simple. Do not conclude that every tantrum, tear, or argument is Daddy issue. It could be you as a partner is exhibiting mummy issues. A topic for another day, so keep coming back for my blogs.