n. fantasy of a male or female child in which he or she is being beaten by a parent, either the father or the mother. Usually, the child's oedipal desires are directed towards the father figure. Written about by Austrian neurologist and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (1856-1939).

BEATING FANTASY: "Beating fantasy plays out as a scenario wherein both pleasure and suffering are closely linked."
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