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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At a conference on mothers and daughters, a woman therapist showed a
videotape of an interview with a mother, a father, and their young adult daughter.
The therapist and the audience joined in groaning, laughing mockery of the
mother for ...
Neither the psychiatrist nor the women in the family asked, "Where was Bree's
father's warmth? Did he ever even spend time with his family?" Is he remembered
as simply jovial rather than jovial-but-remote because as a man he wasn't ...
Ruth's father was a rich, charming, but good-for-nothing man. Ruth's parents left
her and their older son in Ireland when they came to the United States to build a
new life. Ruth spent most of the first five years of her life with her grandmother.
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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