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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Seeing how this process works makes it easier for us as mothers and daughters
to become allies, to refuse to be divided against each other. When we see that
the price of society's acceptance of us is our readiness to turn against and blame
Despite the unreasonableness of "overly dependent," "fused" or "engulfing" as
descriptions of most mother-daughter relationships, the belief that mothers and
daughters cannot see themselves as separate from each other is pervasive.
Jocelyn's father, he had not told them how to work out ways to enjoy their mother-
daughter relationship aside from the focus on the father. When I saw the mother
and daughter years later at a lecture I gave on mothers and daughters, they ...
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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