The Emotionally Absent Mother: A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed
A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed
Children who are "undermothered" often grow up to feel they don't have the support they need to meet challenges, have trouble forming healthy relationships, and have an unmet hunger to be nurtured. "The Emotionally Absent Mother" explains why this is so and provides clear ways to sort through emotions and heal the past. Jasmin Lee Cori shows that what one thinks of as personal defects can sometimes be linked to mothering deficits and offers suggestions for how these missing elements can be made up for now -- whether through therapy, close relationships, or by providing them for oneself.