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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Blaming our mothers is destructive to ourselves, because what we believe about
our mothers, we often suspect about ourselves. It's hard to find a woman who
does not spend time thinking she acts just like her mother, or thinking she is very
We initiate mother-blaming ourselves, without waiting for pressure from outside,
and then are reinforced by others for doing so. We can really get and keep each
other going. A fifty-year-old friend told me recently: I just got back from a dinner ...
When mother said we children had done something wrong, we were pretty
powerless: we could not argue with her, we could not remind ourselves that
mother was simply invoking a specific set of moral standards with which others
might well ...
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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