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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Because the woman-as-nurturer myth is so deeply ingrained in our notions of
female identity, it is hard for us to stop expecting endless giving from both our
mothers and ourselves. When we ask ourselves, "Who am I?" a large part of most
In general, when we open up to our fathers, we do so with some caution, not
expecting their full understanding and ... But since we expect full understanding
from our mothers, we're more likely to lay ourselves wide open to them — the risk
And is it right to expect that of anyone? • Is any woman truly capable of naturally,
instinctively doing all it takes to be a perfect mother? And is it fair to expect that of
our mothers and ourselves? • Is women's anger sometimes healthy, and should ...
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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