But a narcissistic mother may perceive her daughter as a threat.
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 spends his days practicing the arts of fatherhood and husbandry, while attempting to be a man of God and a professional raiser of philanthropic funds. She needs her dad to be involved in her life at every stage.
On the rare occasion he’s not tied up with the aforementioned and other pursuits of awesomeness, he enjoys fighting street gangs for local charities and drinking from a cup that’s half full. Treat her mother with respect, honor, and a big heaping spoonful of public displays of affection.
For example, a GOOD, KIND, WONDERFUL friend could ask him to make a BAD, DANGEROUS decision.
Sometimes it can seem to us like the best idea to keep peace and keep our friendship is just to say yes and hope for the best.
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.
Bookmark Life To Her Years, follow Michael on Twitter, and “like” him on Facebook for more “rules”. When she grows up, the odds are good she’ll fall in love with and marry someone who treats her much like you treated her mother.
She’ll need you to come through for her over and over again throughout her life.
We needed a phrase that would allow the pivotal moment to pass smoothly without making me feel compromised or the other person feel rejected.