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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on me and then felt bad about that. When I stopped trying to find exactly what to
do for her (Myth Three) and instead just tried to be warm and supportive, she was
reassured because her irritation hadn't damaged our connection for more than a
I wanted to help her, but I worried that she'd feel uncomfortable having me take
care of her instead of the opposite; and I felt strange, too. Sometimes the
strangeness really got to me, and I'd take it out on her, getting really irritable.
Ask yourself whether you might have been resisting some of the traditionally
feminine things that your mother felt she should teach you. Lori, who now has two
children, bristled every time her mother gave her recipes or cooking advice: I felt
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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