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 blaming her for everything wrong in our lives? The very word mother elicits a
wealth of conflicting, ambivalent feelings — protectiveness, a desire for her
approval, need for her love versus rage at the terrible damage we feel she's done
to us, ...
She had flown from California to Florida, where her mother lives, and as she
walked off the plane, her mother told her that the color of her dress was all wrong
for her: Here I am, 48 years old, and I still care so much about what she thinks!
SADNESS Two of the most poignant causes of our sadness about our
relationships with our mothers are our knowledge of what has been missing in
their lives and our sense of the distance between them and us. In her study of
women whose ...
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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