2: Guess he has the superman syndrome.
A) the workaholick: the person tries to be a perfectionist or one-man-army, accomplishing as much as possible him/herself;
B) the saviour: the person constantly feels the urge to try and help or "save" others, comforting them in times of distress whenever possible.
1: uh, the photocopier just broke down.
2: cool, i'm on it.
1: and the sales meeting is about to fall apart.
2: let me talk to the client.
1: AND your secretary is about to go into labour!
2: great, just send in the client while i deliver her baby.
1: dude, who do you think you are, Superman!?
1: hey, that girl's really screwed up. i wonder if i could help her change..that'd be really hot.
2: da hell? you tryin' to save her? what, you have Superman syndrome or something?
Dude 2: Hey who's that?
Dude 1: Oh, that's George.
Dude 2: Really? I couldn't recognize him without his glasses.
Dude 1: Yeah, he's got superman syndrome
2. Same effect as 1, but for a different cause- being so sad that you lose your fear of bad things happening to you. Most commonly found in people with depression.
James: Did you hear about Kyle's motorcycle accident? He wasn't even wearing a helmet.
Rudy: Looks like superman syndrome finally caught up with him.
Mom: Our daughter doesn't know how to take care of herself- she keeps doing really stupid things.
Dad: She's been so sad lately- maybe it's her version of superman syndrome and she's given up.