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Difficult Mothers: Understanding and Overcoming Their Power (Hardback)
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Difficult Mothers: Understanding and Overcoming Their Power (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 07/05/2012
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Mother love is often seen as sacred, but for many children the relationship is a painful struggle. Using the newest research on human attachment and brain development, Terri Apter, an internationally acclaimed psychologist and writer, unlocks the mysteries of this complicated bond. She showcases the five different types of difficult mother-the angry mother, the controlling mother, the narcissistic mother, the envious mother, and the emotionally neglectful mother-and explains the patterns of behavior seen in each type. Apter also explores the dilemma at the heart of a difficult relationship: why a mother has such a powerful impact on us and why we continue to care about her responses long after we have outgrown our dependence. She then shows how we can conduct an "emotional audit" on ourselves to overcome the power of the complex feelings a difficult mother inflicts. In the end this book celebrates the great resilience of sons and daughters of difficult mothers as well as acknowledging their special challenges.

Publisher: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393081022
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 218 x 150 x 25 mm

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“Insightful and liberating”

The idea of Motherhood somehow being a Sacred Cow has always irked me. Mummy can do no wrong. You must love her simply because she is your mother. Having a strained relationship with one’s mother somehow always seems... More

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14th August 2012
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