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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Once a mother gets baby home, her enjoyment of her child is limited by the
endless nurturance myth; since the standard is to be naturally happy and serene
in motherhood, every time a mother feels fatigued or resentful because of the
When she cried, not only did I feel sorry for her because I didn't know how to help
her, but I also felt ashamed because all of this understanding of my baby wasn't
coming naturally. I was embarrassed to tell anyone how little I felt I was doing ...
Words like "pride and joy" tend to appear on greeting cards for new baby boys
but "small and sweet" on those for baby girls. A successful businesswoman who
was an only child told me the following story. It had never occurred to her that her
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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