three generations inherit the
before you read on, learn the five
the truer self-image leads to the freer self
culture’s effect on the female self-image
what is the mother image?
mother image: mother’s understudy
in the unconscious
1. how does the mother image form?
2. the mother image influences
know your mother, know yourself
the mother-daughter tango
the mother-daughter afghan
tuned-in traits: the hug cycle
tuned-out traits: the boomerang cycle
a fictional mother-daughter relationship
daughter’s individuality, mother’s anxiety
narcissus, a preoccupied mother?
mothers and their famous Echo daughters
how do mind-body moments form?
mind-body moments that liberate the self
symptoms: mind-body moments that
detour the self
the female watersheds
what is “me”?
the first thought link
the touch tools
self-sacrificing or idealized mother
mommy, I was afraid I’d hurt you
facing fear of anger through thought link 2
thought link 2 in fiction
alternating between anger and love
mommy, I was afraid to love you
facing fear of love through thought link 3
loving mother or rejecting mother?
lovable daughter or rejectable daughter?
mommy, I was afraid to face what you
real loss or emotional loss?
immigration: from real loss to emotional loss
thought link 4
the carnival-mirror dolls
five treatment stages and five thought links