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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AMBIVALENCE ABOUT MOTHERS Mother Wonderful, Mother Horrible Most
mother-daughter relationships involve a great deal of ambivalence. In the most
loving of mother-daughter relationships, the difficult times can be excruciating.
Living with powerfully ambivalent feelings about our mothers is very hard. We
feel insincere when we ... Some ambivalence is present in any close relationship,
but in mother-daughter ones it often seems more intense. Part of that intensity ...
As Rosa explored her feelings and recognized her ambivalence (evidenced by
her mixed reactions of caring and anger), she gradually ... Rosa also saw that two
myths had allowed her to take care of her father without feeling ambivalent.
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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