with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the choosing of an individual toward whom libido or psychic energy is directed or pulled.

OBJECT CHOICE: "Every time someone approaches another person with the intent of physical or romantic contact with them, object choice is inferred."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECT CHOICE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/object-choice/ (accessed May 11, 2021).