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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The Deepest Wounds; The Sharpest Pains I believe that the myth of women's
endless nurturance, more than any other, may be the source of the deepest,
sorest wounds and sharpest pains that daughters feel in relation to their moth-
ers. Why ...
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
The endless nurturance myth is so powerful that we feel enraged when we don't
get what we want from them. ... go of her daughter is the fury of the adult daughter
who expects endless nurturance from her mother when the mother is looking for ...
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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