Ten rules about dating my teenage daughter
“Our friends are scared of you, dad.” My daughters told me that when I fetched them from school one day. This pertains to how you treat other people and yourself. If you can’t control your time, I will doubt that you can control yourself.
I had commented that their friends would become quiet when I approached. I am not your buddy, and adults like me deserve to be treated with honor and respect simply on the basis of our age and experience. Say “good morning, sir” and other appropriate greetings.
I behave differently—especially when it comes to boys who want to date my daughters. A very protective, almost primal attitude sets in, and I shift into warrior mode. I feel my lips wanting to curl back exposing my teeth as I set out to rip flesh off bones.
This shows you have discipline and can adjust your situations to honor a commitment. Aside from proper greetings and salutations, I want to see right actions.
It just so happens that due to my experience as a Young Life leader and as a parent, I might have a thing or two to say about being a Dad.
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