Dads dating rules
‘You’ll have to ask them what their rules are,’ Jeff wrote. I have no doubt the world is going to be a better place because you are in it. This week he posted a set of rules for dating his daughters. Instead, Jeff used the post to explain that his daughters really don’t need him to control their dating life.They have never had religion forced upon them though. ‘That’s just who they are right now, and it might always be that way. We all know Mama's tough on would-be suitors—skillfully pumping them for information, critiquing their wardrobe, and evaluating their earning potential. His “rules for dating my daughter” go on for days, and they're generally aimed at keeping his baby safe and happy—because Southern fathers are as protective as the day is long.And unlike Mama, who disguises her true intentions with polite conversation and leading questions, Daddy puts it right out there.He tells those young men exactly what he's about—putting a quick stop to any thoughts of running roughshod over his girl.Rule #7: He's Not Just Looking for Another Mother to His Children Yes, it's important to show him that you can act appropriately and responsibly so that he sees you as someone who can help him raise his children, but he also needs a romantic partner on top of that.
With single dads, there's all kinds of people who were in his life before you were.
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‘I mean that in every way that the word is generally perceived to mean, but I’ve also come to realizing that, for me, it’s going to have to have a broader meaning than a lot of people associate with the term. ‘I want my daughters to feel empowered to be WHO THEY ARE, and if that means the mission field, or being a housewife with too many kids, or whatever fulfills THEM…
This especially applies when you're getting to know a single dad and his children.
If you're not someone who's really comfortable or familiar with children, don't pretend to be!