"An extraordinary book that speaks subtly and with great originality to the intricate dynamics of mother-daughter relationships during adolescence. I can’t think of a better book for professionals or parents who wish to understand these matters."
— Nancy J. Chodorow
Author of Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities: Freud & Beyond
"Her eloquent message is reassuring to battle-weary veterans on both sides: peace is possible."
Terri Apter is a Research Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge. She is the author of Why Women Don’t Have Wives: Professional Success and Motherhood. She lives with her husband and two teenage daughters in Cambridge, England.