Introduction Part One: Laying out the puzzle pieces Chapter 1: Ruth and Hannah Chapter 2: The link between mother-daughter conflict and sexism Chapter 3: How selfless caregiving harms the mother-daughter relationship Part Two: Putting the puzzle together Chapter 4: A holistic model that strengthens the mother-daughter relationship Chapter 5: Realizing the power in your mother-daughter history Chapter 6: How to map your mother-daughter history Part Three: Using the puzzle for change Chapter 7: Speaking your truth, claiming your emotional needs, and being taken seriously Chapter 8: Changing generational patterns of sexism Chapter 9: Strengthening all female relationships Afterword Notes Bibliography Acknowledgements About the Author
Rosjke Hasseldine, an internationally recognized expert on mother-daughter relationships, has helped thousands of women from around the world heal their mother-daughter relationship. Her first book, "The Silent Female Scream", aptly detailed the challenges women face in being heard. In "The Mother-Daughter Puzzle" she explains all she has learned through her long career as a mother-daughter relationship therapist/coach, while guiding the reader through her groundbreaking model and Mother-Daughter History Mapping exercise. An accredited and registered psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Rosjke holds a master's degree from Indiana University, is a professional member of the American Counseling Association, and recently was a presenter at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Rosjke has contributed commentary for BBC Radio, and been featured in Psychologies, Vice, Cosmopolitan, She, Mother and Baby, The Times, and The Scotsman. A native of New Zealand, Rosjke teaches both her counselling clients and fellow mental health professionals how to uncover the complicated dynamics of the mother-daughter relationship.
"In her book The Mother-Daughter Puzzle, Rosjke Hasseldine explores one of the most influential relationships in women's lives. Her stories vividly demonstrate the dynamic nuances of this grounding relationship, and how those dynamics shape the way women relate to themselves, their work, and how they engage in other interpersonal relationships." Helen LaKelly Hunt PhD, Author of And the Spirit Moved Them: The Lost Radical History of America's First Feminists