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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Our mothers' failings and imperfections are often magnified because we expect
so much from mothers. We expect less from our fathers, because being
masculine doesn't require being nur- turant. Some scientists even claim that
women are ...
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 ...
The one big step you're wanting to take is to improve your relationship with your
mother, but you can't expect yourself to take it in a single bound. Similarly, if you
talk directly to your mother about the problems between you, neither of you ...
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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