“Daughters Betrayed By Their Mothers” changed my life.
“Daughters Betrayed By Their Mothers” is a life-changer for anyone who has suffered betrayal by their mother and is in search of answers. Having experienced betrayal in my own mother-daughter relationship, I discovered portraits of women’s experiences that mirrored my own, and in this way I found solace and answers. There are tears of both sorrow and joy in the beautiful, brave stories of harm and hope. It is a must-read.
A Must for your Journey to a Healthy Lifestyle
The book’s expansion of the word betrayal beyond its typical connotation allows readers to connect to the book on a variety of levels. As many other books limit the scope of the meaning of betrayal, Daughters Betrayed By Their Mothers sets out to demonstrate that betrayal happens in many forms, often going unnoticed, yet has tremendous consequence in all aspects of life. While the mother-daughter bond is often considered to be one of the most nurturing, safe, and loving bonds known, this book explores what happens when this distinguished expectation is not met.
As a health and wellness coach, I quickly came to discover that health and wellness is way more than just diet and exercise. I look forward to recommending Daughters Betrayed By Their Mothers: Moving From Brokenness to Wholeness to clients who have had similar experiences and may be unaware of how these experiences not only affect them emotionally, but in all aspects of their journey towards their most complete and healthy lifestyle.
A Profound Human Document
Some mothers betray this fiduciary duty. They hold the exclusive power to grievously wound their daughters to the quick, and thoroughly break and dismantle their cores. Many don’t recover. “Daughters’ Betrayed By Their Mothers” is the story of the few who did and flourished, each one charting her own inimitable path to healing.
“Daughters Betrayed By Their Mothers” is comprised of interviews with survivors, one of whom is the author herself. It is therefore, an intricate exercise in reflection and introspection. This book is heartrending and uplifting, dark and optimistic, painful and inspirational. It amounts to a testament to the resilience and resourcefulness of victims of maternal abuse.
Dealing with Childhood Trauma?
I absolutely recommend “Daughter’s Betrayed by Their Mothers,” especially to women dealing with childhood trauma, even if this is a topic they haven’t thought of exploring. So much of what Holli illustrates through her research is that one of the most important relationships—the mother/daughter bond—can be the key to understanding relationship patterns throughout life.