Dating fathers with daughters
I was in tears as I read through this list, as I’m sure many grown daughters will be.
Mothers – bookmark this list of rules and encourage your daughter’s daddy to read them, memorize them, and put them in to action.
Having worked with daughters for over 30 years, since 1990 she has been teaching the only college course in the country devoted exclusively to father-daughter relationships.
Through her course and her writing, she has helped hundreds of daughters strengthen or reestablish their relationships with their fathers especially daughters whose parents are divorced.
And, to all you Dads out there – be sure you pay close attention and heed these wise words. Hang out together for no other reason than just to be in each other’s presence.
About Michael Michael Mitchell is an (almost) thirty-something dad who blogs daily tips and life lessons for dads of daughters at Be genuinely interested in the things that interest her.
He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
Dr Bob Myers is a licensed child and adolescent psychologist.
For dads, however, daughters can be quite a mystery.
Sometimes daughters are loving and open, while other times they are rebellious and closed.
A daughter has a better relationship with her father when her mother does not rely on her for advice or comfort on adult issuesespecially issues involving the parents relationship with each other.
A nationally recognized expert on father-daughter relationships whose work has been discussed in the Wall Street Journal as well as in popular magazines, Dr.Linda Nielsens most recent book is Embracing Your Father: Building the Relationship You Want with Your Dad.