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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Suppressing, denying, or ignoring anger doesn't make either the anger or the
primary feelings go away, but expressing only the anger usually doesn't help
much. Anger can help us to overcome our feelings of powerlessness: When we
You may find that your upsetting feeling is now outdated if, for instance, you told
her a boy had kissed you on the first date, and she expressed shock and dismay.
Now that you are 45 years old, she may be less shocked, and even if she isn't, ...
See: Paul Kirwin, "Affect expression training in psychiatric patients: The
verbalization of feeling-cause relationships" (unpublished manuscript, Durham,
N.C., Veterans Administration Hospital, 1970); Jacqueline Dam- gaard, "
Structured versus ...
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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