It was like an oedipal thing because Chevy left, and there was a feeling like he left them.
The idea for these edgy oedipal works came to Prince when he was looking through a catalogue of de Kooning's Women series.
“There are two kinds of fighting—narcissistic fighting and oedipal fighting,” Frank went on.
He knows how to be a narcissistic fighter and an oedipal fighter.
1939, "of or pertaining to desire felt for opposite-sex parent," from Oedipus complex (1910), coined by Freud from Sophocles' play "Oedipus Tyrannus," in which the title character, the Theban hero, answers the Sphinx's riddle and unknowingly kills his father and marries his own mother; from Greek Oedipus. The name was used figuratively in English from 1550s for "one who is clever at guessing riddles," which had adjectival form Oedipean (1620s).
oedipal oed·i·pal or Oed·i·pal (ěd'ə-pəl, ē'də-)
Of or characteristic of the Oedipus complex.