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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My gratitude goes to many other people who have helped in various ways — to
the memory of my maternal grandmother, Esther Shana Milner Karchmer, and to
my paternal grandmother, Gertrude Dorothy Gorbach Caplan, for their love, their
I'll call the grandmother Bree, the mother Resa, and the daughter Rosemary.
According to the mother and grandmother, the great-grandfather (Bree's father)
was jovial, and the great- grandmother was cold and hard. Bree married Cesar, a
Now people may roll their eyes and talk about overprotective, interfering
grandmothers, or, at best, fleetingly register the fact that Grandma had done a
nice thing for her grandson. I put myself in Jeremy's place and imagined how I
would feel if ...
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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