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Personal Perspectives: Published on Psychology Today - Joan Cusack Handler

Personal Perspectives: Published on Psychology Today

April 12, 2016

psychology

I can count on my one hand the women I know—friends or patients—whose relationship with their mothers is not the root of their most troubled selves. Virtually every woman I know has a complex relationship with her mother. (The same is true with men and their fathers, but it’s mother and daughter that I’m concerned with here.) It was certainly the most contentious relationship in my own life.

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