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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When we tell the story of our relationship with each other, a mother and a
daughter teach each other parts of the truth: "Oh, is that how you felt then —
scared?! I thought you hated me!" When we strip our stories of the myths and then
tell them ...
... about how to teach your child to read, and I tried to use them to teach Jessica.
But we just haven't gotten anywhere. At the end of every tutoring session, she
and I both feel like failures. The teacher says I should keep working with Jessica,
Society has perched on our mothers' shoulders, whispering, "If you want us to
think you are a good mother, you'll teach your daughter to be sweet and to cross
her legs." (For mothers today, the message is more likely to end with the words, ...
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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