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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In subsequent years, mother-hating books like How To Be a Jewish Mother and
Portnoy's Complaint appeared. How well I remember reading Portnoy's
Complaint and then, when discussing it with friends, realizing that I was
supposed to say I ...
43: Portnoy's Complaint . . . Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint (New York: Random
House, 1969). 44: Our everyday language . . . For excellent readings on these
issues, see Ethel Strainchamps, "Our Sexist Language," in Vivian Gornick and ...
... Note" (Rich), 211 Physical contact: and homophobia, 1 17- 119 Pogrebin, Letty
Cottin, 1 Portnoy's Complaint (Roth), 43 Poverty: as women's burden, 154 Power
of daughters: over mothers, 165- 166 Power of mothers assumed by daughters, ...
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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