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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Mother encourages her daughter to look to a man to be emotionally involved with
; she teaches her daughter to direct her energies toward men and to someday
depend on a man. But at the same time there is another message. As she lets her
They found that relationships between women are emotionally richer than those
between men but that the former include the potential for both strongly positive
and strongly negative emotions. The dramatically polarized mother-images of ...
of abusive mothers — harsh/intrusive, covert/hostile, and emotionally detached
ones: "Harsh/intrusive" mothers are excessively harsh and constantly badger
their child to behave. . . . A "covert/hostile" mother shows no positive feelings
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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