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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If you're busy blaming your mother or wishing you could "divorce" her, you are
caught in a psychological prison. You can't get free, and you can't really grow up.
There are practical problems. For example, you dread family parties: Your mother
To take the risk, when their daughters are grown, of hauling old wounds into the
light for examination or reexamination is too frightening — unless and until they
know that they will not be attacked just for doing so. Furthermore, mothers know ...
In our culture, growing boys are encouraged to become increasingly different
from their mothers; growing up, for boys, ... They believe the daughter enjoys her
dependency so much that she cannot grow up, and the mother wants to keep her
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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