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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to be a loving person when we were together. But my mother's negative features
loomed so large in my view, and so infuriated me, / couldn't be the kind of loving
woman I like to be. I hated myself when I was with her — I hated my criticalness, ...
Hatred not only hurts the person who is hated; it is destructive also to the person
who hates. Ultimately, hatred and blame keep us tied to the target of those
feelings. They lead to our preoccupation with the target, who is always on our
A daughter who had been married for five years to a man of a different religion
told me that her mother hated both her and her husband. I had talked to her
mother and knew that she did not hate her daughter but considered herself a
failure for ...
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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