20Praising Vs. Criticizing
A few daughters have mentioned that their mothers praised their brothers more than them. Perhaps it's because mothers see too much of themselves in their daughters, making them harder on them? Or perhaps it's because a mother wants their son to be a well respected young man, and tries to
encourage them in that way. Nevertheless, there are many daughters who have a strained relationship with their mother, just as there are daughters who have a close relationship with their mother.
As women, we know what it's like to be growing up female. This could be why moms expect more from their girls because they want them to be thick enough for the outside world.