When You and Your Mother Can't Be Friends: Resolving the Most Complicated Relationship of Your Life

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 4, 2009 - Psychology - 432 pages
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This, the first book ever to say that mother is not always a girl's best friend, is based on a landmark study of the mother-daughter relationships. Secunda offers breakthrough advice on understanding, and improving, what could be a woman's most critical relationship.
 

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Extensive research went into this detailed study of troubled mother-daughter relationships and how these relationships can be improved, usually through the efforts of the daughter. Dysfunctional ... Read full review

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Contents

Natural Allies Natural Enemies
3
The Bad Mommy Taboo
39
7
112
Balancing Acts
163
The Angel
183
The Superachievcr
222
The Troublemaker
239
Breaking the Cycle
281
Friendship
309
Truce
327
Divorce
345
Five Generations One Family Album
367
79
379
239
390
Bibliography
392
Copyright

Redefining the MotherDaughter Relationship
296

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Secunda is a journalist, lecturer, and the author of several award-winning books. Her articles have appeared in major publications, and she has been a frequent guest on Oprah and the Today show, as well as numerous other television and radio programs here and abroad.

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