Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
The anger and agony of the mother-daughter relationship can be replaced with a new bond based on understanding and respect according to Dr. Caplan. She shows women how to move to a new, positive mother-daughter relationship based on respect.
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When my daughter, Janice, started sixth grade, and started developing physically
, I became very tense. I wanted to protect her from sexual insinuations like the
one my teacher had aimed at me. What really upset me, though, was that the only
The relief that comes from repairing damaged mother-daughter connections was
experienced by Janice and her mother, Mar- jorie, whose relationship was
plagued by the myth that the measure of a good mother is a perfect daughter.
RABUZZI, KATHRYN ALLEN. Motherself: A Myth Analysis of Motherhood. Bloom-
ington, In.: Indiana University Press, 1988. RAPHAEL, BETTY-JANE. "Mothers
and Daughters." Ladies Home Journal (September 1978). RAYMOND, JANICE.
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Written in the conversational style that typifies self-help books, this work explores cultural biases and the myths of angel-witch, perfect mother, and bad mother as the basis for daughters blaming ... Read full review
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Motherhood and Representation: The Mother in Popular Culture and Melodrama
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