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You Don't Really Know Me: Why Mothers and Daughter Fight and How Both Can Win

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Mothers and teenage daughters argue more than any other child-parent pair--on average every two-and-a-half days. These quarrels, Terri Apter shows, are attempts to negotiate changes in a relationship that is valued by both mothers and daughters. A daughter often feels her mother doesn't know or understand her, and by fighting hopes to force her mother into a new awareness of who she really is, how she has changed, and what she is now capable of doing and understanding. But mothers often misinterpret their daughter's outbursts as signs of rejection, and they may pull back feeling hurt and confused. Through case studies and conversations between mothers and daughters, Apter shows mothers how to interpret the meanings behind a daughter's angry words and how to emerge from arguments with a new closeness.

Synopsis:

Understand what your teenage daughter really means--and learn to use your arguments to strengthen your bond with her.

About the Author

is a writer, psychologist, and Fellow of Newnham College, Cambridge University. Her books include and She lives in Cambridge, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393327106
Author:
Apter, Terri
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Motherhood
Subject:
Conflict Resolution
Subject:
Teenagers
Subject:
Life Stages - Teenagers
Subject:
Parenting - Motherhood
Subject:
Mothers and daughters -- Psychology.
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.24x5.54x.73 in. .55 lbs.

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Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Mothering
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Parenting Teens
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
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History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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