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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So when we are imperfectly understood, our tenderest places are less likely to
have been exposed, and the hurt is less deep, less blood is shed. But since we
expect full understanding from our mothers, we're more likely to lay ourselves
The parent who invests less effort in the family exposes less of himself to his
family to be judged." The typical father spends less time and emotional energy on
the family, and his distance leads his children and wife wistfully, longingly, ...
Fearing less intensely that she'll find us inadequate or infuriating, we can enjoy
learning about her with interest, as we would about anyone else. Try to recall
what you know about your mother's childhood, since children seem very human
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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