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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One particularly tricky set of rules involves the ones that growing girls are
supposed to learn about emotional control. We are assumed to be extremely
emotional by nature (certainly more so than growing boys), but we are carefully
taught that ...
being all-giving," we think, "mother could have met all my emotional needs." Yet
who among us can give unceasingly? And who should have to? In fact,
considering the many ways that women, and especially mothers, are unfairly
treated, most ...
... Dr. Albert, 135-136 Emotional control: in education of daughters, 72-73
Emotional needs: mothers and daughters as bottomless pits of (myth seven), 107
-113, 125, 132-133,207 Emotional power of women: men's fear of, 61-62
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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