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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They worry, too, that if they can't respond adequately, she will reject or abandon
them. Instead of acknowledging their fear of their own inadequacy, many men
claim that women's needs are unmeetable, thus perpetuating the myth. A
When my daughter Emily was nine years old and my son Jeremy was eleven, I
had an experience that showed me how little I noticed my power to make them
feel good (although I worried constantly about my power to upset them). I was
Although in fact you may just be continuing your mutually caring relationship, you
may worry that you have participated in a "role reversal," that you now "mother"
your mother. You and your mother may want to stay close but you worry that such
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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