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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Marcia Westkott YOU'RE READING A BOOK called Don't Blame Mother, so
chances are, no matter how sad, upset, or angry you are at your mother, you'd
rather improve your relationship with her than simply stay upset. This book is an
I don't know why she was upset, and she wasn't asking me for help. But she was
always saying how great a help I was to her, how loving and sensitive I was, and I
felt like I should have been able to make her happy. Both Diane and Marie fell ...
One rule should be to prohibit mother-blaming and use of the myths to "explain"
why they are upset with their mothers. We are then forced to search for new ways
to think about our mothers' behavior and motives and about the ways we interact
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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