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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SADNESS, NUMBNESS, AND ALIENATION Sadness is the predominant feeling
many adult daughters have about their mothers. For some, the sadness comes
from mother's failure to match the idealized mother image. As one woman said, ...
In a similar way, for the mother whose child cries on the first day of school,
memories of her own sadness the first day of school flood back, and she believes
she is repeating the mistakes her mother made with her: "If only my mother had
SADNESS Two of the most poignant causes of our sadness about our
relationships with our mothers are our knowledge of what has been missing in
their lives and our sense of the distance between them and us. In her study of
women whose ...
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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