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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We also have to go beyond the anger because women tend to feel guilty, much
more than men, about being angry, ... Twenty-four-year-old Shauna described
the vicious cycle of anger and guilt that is set up: After I've gotten mad at my
I felt so guilty when I realized it. Jody had a series of long talks with her father,
and once he realized how his putdowns affected his wife, he toned them down
quite a bit. It helped Jody to recognize that she had not initiated the mockery of
Guilt immobilizes us, and confessions of guilty feelings can be counterproductive,
because saying "I feel guilty" makes us ... As long as we describe ourselves as
terrible daughters and claim to feel guilty about it, we think we have shown what ...
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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