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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daughter's untidiness or lack of restraint is the fault of a woman — her mother.
Society has perched on our mothers' shoulders, whispering, "If you want us to
think you are a good mother, you'll teach your daughter to be sweet and to cross
In other words, mothers and daughters are not supposed to get angry, and
certainly not at each other; if they do, then at least one of them is bad. According
to the idealized view, the mother-daughter relationship is a mutually loving, sweet
were being taught to raise their daughters to be nurturant and sensitive to other
people's needs. According to Larissa, whose daughter is now a grown woman:
My daughter was always my best friend. She was such a good, sympathetic
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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