Don't Blame Mother: Mending the Mother-Daughter Relationship
A nationally recognized expert on the psychology of women shows how the angerand agony of the mother-daughter relationship can be replaced with a new bondbased on understanding and respect.
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The Deepest Wounds; The Sharpest Pains I believe that the myth of women's
endless nurturance, more than any other, may be the source of the deepest,
sorest wounds and sharpest pains that daughters feel in relation to their moth-
ers. Why ...
Smith-Rosenberg, "The Female World," 14. ... Note that these were the ratings in
1970, when the women's movement was in the air; our mothers were raising us
before that time, so the esteem in ... Caplan, The Myth of Women's Masochism.
see also Bad Mother myths; Humanizing of mothers; Perfect Mother myths Mother
-child bonding, 84-85 Mother-child ... 165- 166, 199,207 Myth of Women's
Masochism (Caplan), 45 Neediness: mothers and daughters as bottomless pits of
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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