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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In light of that, my mother was certain that not seeing her mother for six months
was, at least, serious overkill. It involved both an undue emphasis on the
problems and a failure to acknowledge the strengths of their mother-daughter
Mothers who try to live up to the Perfect Mother myths are likely to be given a
Type One label; that is, if they try to be totally self-sacrificing and sweet, they will
be considered overly emotional, over-involved, and smothering. Mothers who
This gives her practice in avoiding threats, demands, or criticisms or getting
involved in intellectualization or changes of topic. Advise the actor that an
excellent way for her to end a scene is to say, in the face of the receiver's
onslaught, "I just ...
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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