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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Fear is an emotional parallel to physical pain. Just as pain is the body's way of
telling us something is physically wrong, so fear and apprehension are signals
that important emotional work remains undone. If we can recognize this kind of
When we don't know what else to try, and the pain of broken connections is too
great, what can we do but go numb? I hope that some of the steps and
techniques in Chapters 6 and 7 and this chapter have suggested ways that you
can open ...
Because we see the pain — or the potential for pain — in which we share, we
also glimpse the ways we can use our common humanity and strength to
empower each other. Poet Susan Griffin recalls: "I remember my fury at the
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationshipUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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