Peter Pan & Wendy complex

Peter Pan & Wendy complex

Psychiatry A marital dyad composed of a narcissistic and/or unfaithful husband–Peter Pan who devotes considerable time to studies, sports or extramarital liaisons, and a chronically depressed long-suffering wife–Wendy. See Wendy dilemma.
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