What Every Father MUST Tell Their Daughter About Love and Relationships

A daddy’s letter to his little girl (about her future husband)

 August 15, 2019

What Every Father MUST Tell Their Daughter About Love and Relationships



You.

Because in the end, Little One, the only thing you should have to do to “keep him interested” is to be you.

Your eternally interested guy,

Daddy

———

This post is, of course, dedicated to my daughter, my Cutie-Pie. But I also want to dedicate it beyond her.

I wrote it for my wife, who has courageously held on to her sense of worth and has always held me accountable for being that kind of “boy.”

I wrote it for every grown woman I have met inside and outside of my therapy office—the women who have never known this voice of a Daddy.

And I wrote it for the generation of boys-becoming-men who need to be reminded of what is really important—my little girl finding a loving, lifelong companion is dependent upon at least one of you figuring this out. I’m praying for you.




 

This letter was excerpted from Loveable: Embracing What Is Truest About You So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life from Zondervan, March 2017, written by Kelly M. Flanagan

 


Written By Dr. Kelly Flanagan
Originally Appeared On DrKellyFlanagan.com

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