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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us and we feel hurt and, because we don't like the hurt feeling, we get angry at
the person who caused it. Similarly, we become angry at bureaucrats because
they make us feel powerless; impotence is an uncomfortable feeling to have.
If I tell you, "When I walked in the door, you finished talking to Dad before you
said hello to me, and that hurt my feelings, and then I got angry that you had hurt
me," then IF you care about me, you know how to prevent my feeling hurt — and ...
She thought that Janice and Aaron were selfish for not waiting long enough to
make sure that their relationship would last, and that the children would be hurt if
Aaron later moved out. Also, having been extremely sympathetic through Janice's
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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