Susan Forward,Donna Frazier Glynn

Mothers Who Can't Love

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With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 bestseller Toxic Parents, offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their daughters—and provides clear, effective techniques for overcoming that painful legacy.
In more than 35 years as a therapist, Forward has worked with large numbers of women struggling to escape the emotional damage inflicted by the women who raised them. Subjected to years of criticism, competition, role-reversal, smothering control, emotional neglect and abuse, these women are plagued by anxiety and depression, relationship problems, lack of confidence and difficulties with trust. They doubt their worth, and even their ability to love.
Forward examines the Narcissistic Mother, the Competitive Mother, the Overly Enmeshed mother, the Control Freak, Mothers who need Mothering, and mothers who abuse or fail to protect their daughters from abuse.
Filled with compelling case histories, Mothers Who Can’t Love outlines the self-help techniques Forward has developed to transform the lives of her clients, showing women how to overcome the pain of childhood and how to act in their own best interests.
Warm and compassionate, Mothers Who Can’t Love offers daughters the emotional support and tools they need to heal themselves and rebuild their confidence and self-respect.
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Impressions

    Lalashared an impression2 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    🔮Hidden Depths
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🎯Worthwhile

    Every mother and child should read this book and heal because no matter how we may try to deny it we've been hurt one way or the other.

    Conejo Literarioshared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    🔮Hidden Depths
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🎯Worthwhile
    🚀Unputdownable
    💧Soppy

    Todo lo que escribe la Dra. Forward es precioso y sanador, este libro no es la excepción.

Quotes

    b3050932783has quoted4 months ago
    If you were that little girl, the daughter of a mother who couldn’t give you the love you needed so much, it’s likely that much like Heather, you now go through your days with a cavernous gap in your confidence, a sense of emptiness and sadness. You’re never truly comfortable in your own skin. You may not trust your ability to love. And you can’t step fully into your life until you heal that gaping mother wound.
    Kathas quoted10 months ago
    the Freudian tradition of mother-bashing—blaming mothers for everything that goes wrong—is erroneous
    Kathas quoted10 months ago
    Most societies glorify mothers, as if the mere act of giving birth makes them inherently capable of nurturing

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