PHALLIC SADISM

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, violence which is correlated with the kid's phallic stage of psychosexual growth. The kid perceives carnal intercourse as an aggressive, violent act on the behalf of the male, and specifically on the behalf of the penis.

PHALLIC SADISM: "Children who walk in on their parents during sex have been known to sometimes become fixated in phallic sadism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHALLIC SADISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phallic-sadism/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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