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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Susan Koppelman Every culture has molds into which it wants each new
generation to fit. In our culture, the responsibility for that molding is mainly
delegated to families, which in practice usually means that mothers are the ones
to mold their ...
As daughters, we assume that the urgency in mother's rule- making comes from
her individual, critical, controlling nature; we don't often recognize that the rules
come from a fundamental cultural belief, and mother is just its transmitter — or ...
Recognizing the myths about mothers and daughters, and the many forms they
take in our daily culture, is essential to improving our relationships with our
mothers. For most women, understanding that our mothers were unwitting
vehicles for ...
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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