Mothers Who Can't Love

Mothers Who Can't Love

A Healing Guide for Daughters

Book - 2013
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Provides emotional support and guidance for women struggling to overcome the damage inflicted by the unloving mothers who raised them, helping them to reclaim their confidence and self-respect.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2013.
ISBN: 9780062204349
Branch Call Number: 155.6463 For
Characteristics: viii, 387 pages ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Frazier, Donna
Alternative Title: Mothers who cannot love


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Oct 02, 2019

Thus begins Susan Forward's groundbreaking book about the harsh reality that many children such as myself live with and that is mothers incapable of loving some or all of their offspring! This isn't a book of lament but one of Healing, Recovery, coping mechanisms and Growth for any Woman who has faced the deepest wound of being an unloved and essentially a motherless child. This work lays bare the often shrouded and shameful 'secret' of being unloved by the one person who should adore and love you unconditionally, your mother. Wherever you are on your Healing Journey, this book is truly a gift which will Empower you in moving through and past this profound trauma.

May 19, 2019

Clear, compassionate, detailed guide on how to deal with the conflicts between parents and children.

Sep 26, 2018

Great book for all daughters in mature years needing healing regardless

Sep 13, 2015

Thank you Dr. Forward! You have helped me heal after so many years of despair


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Oct 02, 2019

"Most societies glorify mothers, as if the mere act of giving birth makes them inherently capable of nurturing. That's simply not true. There's no magic switch that turns on "maternal instinct"... Of course the Freudian tradition of mother bashing - blaming mothers for everything that goes wrong - is erroneous, but it is also a fantasy to believe that the role of mother is automatically synonymous with healthy love."

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