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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Anger can be a way to say, "I deserve better than this, and I can speak up and
defend myself. I don't have to wait quietly, hoping I'll be treated better." In the
words of a friend of mine, "I was formerly a very angry and attacking daughter,
and I ...
Thinking carefully about the myths enables us to reinterpret our mother's (or
daughter's) behavior in a better and more realistic light than before. For instance,
when we think our mothers can't let us go, are trying to merge with us or keep us
She would have loved to have a better-paying job with more responsibility, but
she never had the chances I had. I suggested to Janet that she and her mother
have a talk about what prevented her mother from getting a job earlier. Later,
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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