UPDATED August 1st, 2016 We’ve all heard the term “daddy issues” to explain a woman’s needy and sometimes self-destructive behavior. These women let themselves be mistreated by men because they so desperately ache for male attention. Many of us know women like this, and unfortunately, some of us have been this kind of woman. Reality television in particular seems to thrive off of these emotional and psychological problems. So many shows are based on women fighting for the affections of some washed-up loser. We watch their humiliation with our mouths agape and say, “damn, that girl has some serious daddy issues.