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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That he would never do.' " In the nurses' association pamphlet, the "indicators"
were unduly focused on mothers. They did not include, for example, the well-
documented sneakiness of the fathers who perpetrate incest. In general, these
It never felt OK for me to need to be taken care of, and I was hurt because I
thought she wasn't particularly interested in doing that for me. Any time a
daughter spends providing nurturance is time that she is not receiving it, and this
can leave ...
Do you eat because you're unhappy, or is it just that I never taught you enough
self-control? And also, if you're too fat, you'll never get a husband, and I'll never
have any grandchildren." Once her mother's worries were out in the open, the two
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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