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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And finding that way is profoundly important, because in order to accept
ourselves fully we need to learn to understand more about our mothers and to
accept — if not always to forgive — them. You may not find in this chapter all of
... to accept this reality. Thus, women are primed to accept the therapist's
descriptions of them and their mothers — or themselves as mothers — as
manipulative, overprotective, intrusive, cold, rejecting, and so on. Let us look at
some examples ...
Will the recipient of our outpouring both really listen to us and accept what she or
he thereby learns about us? If both these happy things occur, we are
strengthened; if either or both do not, we are stabbed in a vulnerable spot. In
general, when ...
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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