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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This pattern continues today. Jokes about mothers and mothers- in-law, as noted
earlier, are far more common than jokes about fathers and fathers-in-law. And it is
a terrible thing to be a mother and know that you are expected to find them ...
We might well ask, "Why does something that comes naturally have to be taught?
" We shall see this pattern repeatedly as we examine the myths of mother-blame:
in a culture that subordinates women, glaring contradictions can persist, as long ...
Many young daughters sense that the "feminine" pattern they are following at
mother's direction is the very thing that often makes mother unhappy, and they
feel that she is betraying them by urging them into the patterns that are the source
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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