Mean Mothers: Overcoming the Legacy of Hurt
Drawn from research and the real-life experiences of adult daughters, Mean Mothers illuminates one of the last cultural taboos: what happens when a woman does not or cannot love her own daughter. Peg Streep, co-author of the highly acclaimed Girl in the Mirror, has subtitled this important, eye-opening exploration of the darker side of maternal behavior, “Overcoming the Legacy of Hurt.” There are no psychopathic child abusers in Mean Mothers. Instead, this essential volume focuses on the more subtle forms of psychological damage inflicted by mothers on their unappreciated daughters—and offers help and support to those women who were forced to suffer a parent’s cruelty and neglect.
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Streep often uses personal experiences to shape her books, as evidenced in Girl in the Mirror and Necessary Journeys, both co-authored with Nancy Snyderman. In her latest, she fuses her own stories ... Read full review