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madonna/ whore complex? ETA definition

Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous
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Anybody have a dh ( or ex) with one?


For those who don't know-

" In psychoanalytic literature, a Madonna–whore complex is the inability to maintain sexual arousal within a committed, loving relationship. [1] First identified by Sigmund Freud, this psychological complex is said to develop in men who see women as either saintly Madonnas or debased prostitutes. Men with this complex desire a sexual partner who has been degraded (the whore) while they cannot desire the respected partner (the Madonna). [2] Freud wrote: "Where such men love they have no desire and where they desire they cannot love." [3] Clinical psychologist Uwe Hartmann, writing in 2009, stated that the complex "is still highly prevalent in today's patients". [2]

In sexual politics the view of women as either Madonnas or whores limits women's sexual expression, offering two mutually exclusive ways to construct a sexual identity. [4]"

From wikipedia ^
Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:32 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:33 AM

Can't say that I do.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:36 AM
Bump
mom_dl6
by on Feb. 14, 2014 at 12:38 AM

NOPE not me thank goodness !

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:19 AM
Bump
MommyLehr
by Ruby Member on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Nope...
jjames1990
by on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:21 AM
Please explain? I don't know what that is.
lexiloo714
by Platinum Member on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:21 AM
This

Quoting jjames1990: Please explain? I don't know what that is.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:27 AM
Added definition to op

Quoting jjames1990: Please explain? I don't know what that is.
jjames1990
by on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:29 AM
No, not at all.
sillytroll
by Teehee on Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:29 AM

Nope

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