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    DescriptionWas your mother too busy, too tired, or too checked-out to provide you with the nurturing you needed as a child? Men and women who were undermothered as children often struggle with intimate relationships, in part because of their unmet need for maternal care. "The Emotionally Absent Mother" will help you understand what was missing from your childhood, how this relates to your mother s own history, and how you can fill the mother gap by: Examining the past with compassion for yourself and your motherFinding the child inside of you and learning to mother yourselfOpening to the archetype of the Good MotherAllowing friends and loved ones to provide support, guidance, and other elements of good mothering that you missedThrough reflections, exercises, and clear explanations, psychotherapist Jasmin Lee Cori helps adult sons and daughters heal the wounds left by mothers who failed to provide the essential ingredients that every child needs. She traces perceived personal defects back to mothering "deficits," relieving self-blame. And, by teaching today s undermothered adults to cultivate the mothering they missed, she helps them secure a happier future for themselves and their children."


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    Title
    The Emotionally Absent Mother
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Self-Healing and Getting the Love You Missed
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jasmin Lee Cori
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 227
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 245 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781615190287
    ISBN 10: 1615190287
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.9
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VFV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FAM000000
    B&T General Subject: 670
    BISAC V2.8: FAM032000
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    Libri: I-HE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Approval Code: A67400000
    BISAC V2.8: PSY028000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 155.924
    BISAC V2.8: SEL031000
    DC22: 155.924
    Thema V1.0: VS, VFV
    Publisher
    Experiment LLC, The
    Imprint name
    Experiment LLC, The
    Publication date
    14 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    This book is a revelation to those of us whose mothering was short of what we needed. The author sensitively and authoritatively weaves developmental principles into a compassionate understanding of what it means to be under-mothered. Connie Dawson, PhD, coauthor of "Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children ""With compassion and sparkling clarity, Jasmin Lee Cori describes the effects of being under-mothered and what it takes to overcome them. Her book will be of great value to new mothers serious about creating a loving environment for their children, adult sons and daughters who want at long last to fill the holes in their hearts, and clinicians interested in understanding and healing the mother wound." Evelyn Bassoff, PhD, psychotherapist and author of "Mothering Ourselves: Help and Healing for Adult Daughters " Jasmin Lee Cori has done a superb job of describing the importance of childhood attachment needs and the psychological wounds that get inflicted when an emotionally absent mother cannot meet those needs well enough. She has skillfully laid out clear steps wounded adults can take to identify their inner strengths and heal attachment wounds. I wholeheartedly recommend this book for anyone who wishes to understand and heal the wounds that can arise when parented by an emotionally absent mother. Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC, author of "The Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy: An Ego State Therapy for Healing Adults with Childhood Trauma and Attachment Wounds " This book effortlessly intertwines neuroscience with clinical acumen in a lovely work of extraordinary depth. In her compelling, heart-rending analysis of the importance of motherhood, Jasmin Lee Cori has created a work as significant as Alice Miller s "Prisoners of Childhood." Easily accessible and very useful, it is a must-read for parents-to-be, those in the helping professions, and adults who have been wounded by a negligent parent. Kate