Sexiness and Motherhood: Uneasy Bedfellows?

Be warned that this article discusses the subject matter candidly. In addition, I edited the name of the complex defined below slightly hence the square brackets. In psychoanalytic literature, a Madonna–[Magdalene] Complex is the inability to maintain sexual arousal within a committed, loving relationship. First identified by Sigmund Freud, under the rubric of psychic impotence, this psychological complex is said to develop in men who…