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 of the double standard, we often focus on what our mothers have failed
to do, without considering why they might have failed. All families have their own
challenges. Sometimes mothers fail to meet their daughters' needs because ...
what we are supposed to do, we believe we have failed if we feel anything else
instead. As writer Jain Sherrard has said: Women do not have a handy gland
called "mother" which is mysteriously activated upon giving birth. Contrary to
... say you feel guilty, ask yourself whether another word seems better. Often, the
better word is either ashamed or sad. Shame implies that you have failed to meet
a standard, so once you know that you feel ashamed, you can take some action.
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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