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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As writer Jain Sherrard has said: Women do not have a handy gland called "
mother" which is mysteriously activated upon giving birth. Contrary to every myth
perpetrated on us throughout history, not all women make good mothers, just as
The Psychological Birth of the Human Infant; Margaret Mahler, "On Childhood
Psychoses and Schizophrenia: Autistic and Symbiotic Infantile Psychosis," in R.
Eissler et al., eds., The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (New York: International
154 labeling as Type One and Two, 126 lack of nurturance in own childhood, 109
life of, before your birth, 151-152 measure of a good mother is a perfect daughter
(myth one), 10-11 , 167, 172-173, 188,207 nurturance expectations from, ...
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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
No preview available - 1992