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
CONSIDERING THE STAKES If part of you wants to avoid thinking about or
working on your relationship with your mother, consider these important points: •
You have a lot to lose if you give up. • You have a lot to gain if you don't give up.
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
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Motherhood and Representation: The Mother in Popular Culture and Melodrama
E. Ann Kaplan
No preview available - 1992