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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Among my women therapy patients and my friends, this is a common worry — in
some, an obsession. Here is a typical comment: Everyone loved my mother,
because she was so sweet and had such a great sense of humor. It's true that
I know that when I'm acting strangely, you can't have your friends over to the
house, and I don't want them to think it's just ... to tell the friends you really care
about that my mental illness is the reason you don't bring them home with you to
Among Friends. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. POGREBIN, LETTY COTTIN.
Growing Up Free: Raising Your Kids in the 80s. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1980.
PORTER, HELEN CARMICHAEL. Personal communication, 14 June, 1988.
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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
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