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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If I tell you, "When I walked in the door, you finished talking to Dad before you
said hello to me, and that hurt my feelings, and then I got angry that you had hurt
me," then IF you care about me, you know how to prevent my feeling hurt — and ...
So we need to find a way to say how we feel that enables mother to listen to us
and shows her what she can do to make things better between us. According to
expressive training principles, if I say, "Mom, you're always interfering in my life,"
When Janet turned thirty and was promoted to manager at the large bank where
she worked, she wrote to me: I feel so guilty. My mother works as a secretary just
down the street. She stayed home and took care of my five brothers and sisters ...
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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