PYGMALIONISM

Falling in love with one's own creation. In Greek mythology, Pygmalion sculpted a statue of Aphrodite and promptly fell in love with it.

PYGMALIONISM: "Pygmalionism is on full display in the classic Movie and Play "My Fair Lady"."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PYGMALIONISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pygmalionism/ (accessed March 30, 2020).
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