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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Females face a dilemma because of two sets of labels provided by society: the
seductive-submissive-admiring-compliant kind (what I'll call the Type One labels)
and the powerful-dominant-bitchy- cold-castrating kind (the Type Two labels).
They usually seem intelligent, thoughtful, kind. But I am not in a position to judge.
To me they are simply people, not some lifelong foil, a yardstick by which to
measure myself, to publicly find Mother wanting, to privately find the fault within.
This kind of listening should give you a good idea of the aspects of your
relationship that concern her the most, and she'll speak more freely if you can
listen in a nonjudgmental and undefensive way. This is not the time to interrupt
with, "But Ma ...
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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