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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Sometimes mothers fail to meet their daughters' needs because other family
members need them, too. Or mother may be a single mother, an immigrant
mother or a mother of color coping with the consequences of racism; she may be
Is a daughter to blame her shortcomings on her mother's inability to meet all her
needs? • Are mothers (or daughters) truly capable of giving of themselves
endlessly? And is it right to expect that of anyone? • Is any woman truly capable
... say you feel guilty, ask yourself whether another word seems better. Often, the
better word is either ashamed or sad. Shame implies that you have failed to meet
a standard, so once you know that you feel ashamed, you can take some action.
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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