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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Men who try to stop their addictive behavior find it physically and/or
psychologically difficult, and all too many take out their frustrations on their
families, including subjecting their wives and their children to severe beatings or
According to Judith Arcana, "[sons'] behavior may deviate from standard,
appropriate behavior far more than that of daughters and still be acceptable."
When the daughter sees that her mother treats her brother differently, she often
Working in concert, the two myths pressure women to give unceasingly and to
ask for nothing for themselves. The narrowness of the band of acceptable
behavior for mothers is part of the narrowness of that band for women in general.
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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