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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As she thought about her mother's life — and then asked Esther about it — she
realized that the grocery offers had nothing to do with her mother's lack of faith in
her. Instead, her mother had been brought up to believe that a woman's value lay
Each of us had felt the other expected too much, but we hadn't realized that we
ourselves did, too. Now ... Just asking the question solves most of the problem,
because when you put it that way you realize how unrealistic that expectation is.
Often adult daughters do not realize that they are no longer powerless. Marianne,
a Black civil rights activist, realized how deeply distressed she was because of
her inability when she was a child to stop her mother's suffering at the hands of a
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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