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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thinking she didn't care about me but feeling like I needed from her some
attention that she was proud of me for supposedly not needing — yet it was
obviously a great pleasure for her to give that kind of attention to my brother. And
If you give up, you will lose whatever fragments — large or small — of better
times that you and your mother might have had. You may also lose the
opportunity to understand and accept whatever good parts of you that are like
This kind of listening should give you a good idea of the aspects of your
relationship that concern her the most, and she'll speak more freely if you can
listen in a nonjudgmental and undefensive way. This is not the time to interrupt
with, "But Ma ...
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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