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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ANGER Our cultural idealization of mothers makes our anger at mother almost
inevitable ; if you expect someone to be perfect , sooner or later you'll criticize
them for having any faults . A young patient had this liberating insight : Mom
This chapter is about the Perfect Mother Myths , and the next is about the Bad
Mother Myths . Each myth rests near either the Angel or the Witch pole of mother -
images that were described in Chapter 1 ; in the daughter's eyes , the Perfect ...
We do this by believing — and helping other people to see — that no one can be
a perfect mother , that even the children of terrific mothers can go wrong , that no
one can be endlessly nurturant , and that mothers and daughters can have a ...
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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
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