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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Mending the Mother-Daughter Relationship Paula J. Caplan. to be a loving
person when we were together. But my mother's negative features loomed so
large in my view, and so infuriated me, / couldn't be the kind of loving woman I
like to be.
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
Mending the Mother-Daughter Relationship Paula J. Caplan. see also Bad
Mother myths; Humanizing of mothers; Perfect Mother myths Mother-child
bonding, 84-85 Mother-child separation: sadness at, 114-115 Mother-daughter
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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