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.
Results 1-3 of 50
The parent who invests less effort in the family exposes less of himself to his
family to be judged." The typical father spends less time and emotional energy on
the family, and his distance leads his children and wife wistfully, longingly, ...
Fearing less intensely that she'll find us inadequate or infuriating, we can enjoy
learning about her with interest, as we would about anyone else. Try to recall
what you know about your mother's childhood, since children seem very human
... done to us usually seem less destructive, less malicious, and even less serious
because we understand their sources (her worry about an impending divorce,
her concern about where our next meal was coming from, etc.). We can better ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationshipUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Other editions - View all
Motherhood and Representation: The Mother in Popular Culture and Melodrama
E. Ann Kaplan
No preview available - 1992