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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Similarly, we become angry at bureaucrats because they make us feel powerless
; impotence is an uncomfortable feeling to have. Suppressing, denying, or
ignoring anger doesn't make either the anger or the primary feelings go away, but
Mothers are among the most powerless people in our whole society; they know
that most of their work is undervalued or unnoticed. Furthermore, once we
understand how truly powerless our mothers feel, we see in a different light the
ways in ...
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