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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Unfortunately, instead of recognizing the culture's responsibility for those limits (
and trying to change it), we act as though our mothers had no such limits, and so
we blame them for "their" limitations. For our part, as daughters, we can't undo or
She would have loved to have a better-paying job with more responsibility, but
she never had the chances I had. I suggested to Janet that she and her mother
have a talk about what prevented her mother from getting a job earlier. Later,
... 53, 191 Alienation feelings of daughters, 32-35, 177, 202-204 overcoming, 128
Alliance clarifying respective responsibilities, 166-167 forging a mother-daughter,
161-167 looking at obstacles to, 162-164 Ambivalence about mothers, 19-23, ...
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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