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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Instead, they blame themselves and each other. Myths about mothers serve
these functions. Although myths, by definition, are not real, the barriers they
create between mothers and daughters certainly are. At least nine major myths
help keep ...
WHERE THE PERFECT Mother myths establish standards every woman will fail
to meet, the Bad Mother myths make mothers' ordinary behavior seem worse
than it really is. With the help of the Bad Mother myths, we exaggerate our
200 Role-play: in overcoming myths, 143- 146,~216 Role reversal between
mother and daughter and ambivalent feelings, 181 nurturance and, 81-84, 109-
111, 181 Rowbotham, Sheila, 78 Rule enforcer/transmitter: mother as, 72, 73-74,
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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