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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Ask your mother about her experience with you from the very beginning. Spend
substantial time on the period before you were born, because you're not likely to
know much about that part of her life. How did she feel the day she got married?
You may identify your marriage as a point at which your mother-daughter
relationship suddenly took a downturn. Both Roberta and her mother, Marsha,
agreed that Roberta's marriage to Stephen had been the beginning of a painful
series of ...
Some daughters have found that just waiting is helpful, until mother realizes that
daughter isn't pushing her to leave her marriage. Other daughters have told their
mothers explicitly, "I left Fred, because leaving was right for me. But that doesn't ...
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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