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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Sometimes mothers fail to meet their daughters' needs because other family
members need them, too. Or mother may be a single mother, an immigrant
mother or a mother of color coping with the consequences of racism; she may be
Sometimes she conveys her message through praise — telling a daughter she is
terrific to stay home from a party, without complaining, in order to babysit for her
younger brother. Nietzsche wrote that "Praise is more obtrusive than a reproach,"
"She's Too Bad" and "She's Too Good" Like most daughters, you have probably
sometimes resented your mother for being a poor role model and sometimes
resented her for being too good a model, setting a standard you could never
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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