Peter Pan syndrome


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Peter Pan syndrome

A psychological state or condition in which a grown person cannot or refuses to act like an adult; a stubborn and persistent immaturity found in an adult person. I seem cursed to only find men who have some damned Peter Pan syndrome. I'm tired of going out with guys who act like children!
See also: pan, peter, syndrome
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Weirdly enough, I've got like the Peter Pan syndrome when it comes to the kinds of films I like.
Beers answered in detail Lucy's comments about him, telling the media that he isn't "immature, childlike or divorced from reality," which were perhaps what Lucy meant when she called him suffering from Peter Pan syndrome.
Peter Pan syndrome happens when a man refuses to grow and wants to be a child forever.
Singh, who made her Bollywood debut in the critically-acclaimed 2003 feature aACAyHazron Khwaishein Aisi', believes that mothers are partly responsible for fuelling the Peter Pan syndrome.
Cue Portland's Mean Jeans, a three-man rock outfit who churn beer-slicked party songs specially dedicated to those of us afflicted with Peter Pan Syndrome.
I've met plenty of guys with Peter Pan syndrome, where they don't want to grow up," she added.
I've been a biker since I was 16 and rather than being born again I would call it a Peter Pan syndrome - a refusal to grow old.
Just like men with a Peter Pan syndrome who don't want to grow up, Teenage Women In Their Thirties are putting serious relationships and parenthood on hold to hang on to the freedom and fun they remember from their teens.
In fact, for the Armani group, Japan represents more than 12% of our revenues and, while the number of young people may decrease, the number of young-at-heart is on the rise; many people here, including myself, suffer from Peter Pan syndrome.
Ben may be the most lightweight character in the mix, but Broderick makes the fellow's Peter Pan Syndrome oddly poignant.
I guess we all have Peter Pan syndrome in this business.
I have the Peter Pan syndrome ( I think I can go on for ever.
Transforming the church requires overcoming a "religious Peter Pan syndrome," changing their perspective of human being, of the world and God, taking responsibility for the world, and continuously being self-critical to become mature.
The 13-year-old has a brain condition so rare only 20 other people in the UK have itHe has craniopharyngioma, known as the Peter Pan syndrome, which prevents kids from growing up without the use of hormone tablets .