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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We shall see how each myth produces mother-daughter barriers — in the form of
the kinds of painful feelings described in Chapter 2 — and what we can do about
it. This chapter is about the Perfect Mother Myths, and the next is about the Bad ...
see also Bad Mother myths; Humanizing of mothers; Perfect Mother myths Mother
-child bonding, 84-85 Mother-child separation: sadness at, 114-115 Mother-
daughter alliance: forging a, 161-167 Mother-daughter closeness homophobia
Neediness: mothers and daughters as bottomless pits of (myth seven), 107-113,
125, 132-133,207 Neisser, Edith, 78 New Men, ... Perfect Mother myths, 2-4, 39,
67, 68- 95, 124, 138, 167 going beyond, 128-146, 206-207 and guilt feelings, ...
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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
E. Ann Kaplan
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