On average, do you think a good relationship with one's opposite-sex parent influences the quality of relationships they establish with members of the opposite sex later in life?
It's like having a sister. The more you play with her, the better you'll be with girls.
Influence? Sure, why not. It does not control your actions or behavior, but all significant events have influence on your personality and behavior.
I believe that all of Sidmund Frued's theories on childhood development is 100% correct for every single child. (Sarcasm)
It's an Oedipal complex.
Seems to have no effect at all with me
Absolutely. A good or a bad relationship does this.