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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Despite this continued focus on mothers' limitations, I noticed the beneficial
effects of all the loving, empowering things that mothers were doing — they
rocked babies, cooked nourishing meals, soothed hurt feelings. These things
were hardly ...
NOW THAT YOU have read and thought about the effects that mother-blaming
and the myths have had on your relationship with your mother, you may already
feel less angry or anguished about her. But you may not yet feel such relief, ...
And remember, too, that when we improve our relationships with our mothers, we
feel like competent people who can have some effect on the world; if we can
make real changes, no matter how tentative or small, in that relationship, then we
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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