Cinderella complex
 n.— «Poor old Cinderella never intended to be a social climber—but her rags-to-riches tale has given hope to countless upwardly mobile little girls over the years. They should be careful, however, not to fall prey to the “Cinderella Complex”—the term used to describe beautiful and polite women who are unable to become independent characters and who can only be rescued by a man.» —“Why Britain is going crazy for little princesses” by Katy Guest Independent (United Kingdom) Feb. 17, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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