Posts tagged "fathers"

Girl Talk: How My Parents Made Me A Feminist

A few weeks ago, on a first date, a guy told me about how watching his mother — a strong, intelligent woman who held the family together — made him…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2011 - 1:00 pm

10 Unapproved Conversation Topics For Father’s Day

This Sunday, fathers and daughters everywhere will be spending quality time together talking about important life issues, reminiscing about stories from childhood, and waxing poetic about the future. While we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Guy Talk: Dads, Hug Your Daughters

“I was always daddy’s little girl. We did everything together. He was my hero. My father was always there with a hug for me; when I was little, he let…

Hugo Schwyzer | June 15, 2011 - 3:00 pm

An Open Letter To Girls Who Say “Daddy”

Note: Let me first start by saying this excludes anyone 8 and younger and for now we are not going to even start with the girls who call their boyfriends

College Candy | June 12, 2011 - 12:30 pm

Texas Chick-Fil-A Hosting Daddy-Daughter “Date Night”

Saturday June 18 will be a creepy evening in the Dallas/Fort Worth area: it’s Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-Fil-A. Dads and daughters can RSVP for tables at participating restaurants on…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Frisky Q&A: Dr. Peggy Drexler, Author Of “Our Fathers, Ourselves” About Women And Their Dads

Confession: I’m a bit of a daddy’s girl. My dad has always made me feel protected and loved, even if he hasn’t always verbalized it the way my mom does.

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Dating My Dad

For most of my 15-year dating career, I went for Fledglings, Makeshift Men, pre-release beta tests of the fully formed adult male. Like Rusty, the dread-locked guitarist with groupies to…

Sarah Showfety | November 30, 2010 - 2:59 pm

Cute Or Offensive? Tool Belt Diaper Bag For New Dads

So what do we think of this Daddy’s Little Project Diaper Bag? It is designed to look like a tool belt, with a ton of pockets, and comes with blueprints…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2010 - 11:20 am

At The Boys’ Club: A Woman Talks Daddy Issues

Over at Asylum, our pal and Asylum’s token girl Emily McCombs talks about women and their daddy issues.

“It may surprise you to learn this, but Asylum’s token girl…

The Frisky | August 7, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Advice From A Dad: Don’t Marry Him!

What are some signs that I shouldn’t marry my boyfriend?

The first thing that leaps to mind is, “If you have to ask …” Having doubts doesn’t necessarily mean…

The Stir | August 4, 2010 - 8:45 pm

30-Day Breakup Guide Challenge: Calling My Dad On Day 23

Father’s Day was a little over a week ago, but doesn’t Dad deserve a call any ol’ day of the week? As part of her 30-Day Breakup Guide Challenge,

Maude Standish | June 29, 2010 - 6:00 pm

One Dad Reveals How Being A Father Made Him A Better Husband

It’s time for me to confess: I’ve been seeing another woman.

No, she’s not a cocktail waitress or a nightclub promoter or a porn star, but she’s cute,… | June 20, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Want To Be Like My Dad

My father doesn’t like trying anything new. Paying bills for instance. He still writes checks and sends them snail mail. “You can pay everything online now,” I’ve told him. “It’s…

Angela Tung | June 18, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Dad Tries To Trade Baby For Two Bottles Of Beer

Need some early motivation to start making your Father’s Day plans? Perhaps this story will inspire you. Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Brace walked into a Massachusetts convenience store on Monday with his…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 19, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Amazing New Site: Man Babies

Time with dad is such an important part of a young man’s life. The luckiest boys are the ones with great fathers ready and willing to help them navigate through…

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Mind Of Man: Dealing With Her Dad

It is not important for my girlfriend’s father to like me; we are all far too concerned in this modern age with being “liked.” There is no virtue in the…

John DeVore | October 14, 2009 - 3:00 pm

What Did Your Father Inadvertently Teach You About Sex?

Over at the Sundance Channel’s SUNfiltered blog, Em & Lo offer up some truly original sex advice just in time for Father’s Day. It’s the sex advice your dad gave…

Susannah Breslin | June 19, 2009 - 12:10 pm

I Hope My Daughter Marries…

SWF seeks an out-of-shape, weekend-binge-drinking man-child who still goes to KISS concerts and cannot kick his comic book habit even though he’s well into his 40s. Must be choked by | June 18, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Sex & The Show-Me State: Dating A Dad

For months I watched women swoon over “The Bachelor,” Jason Mesnick, a divorced single father, and I just couldn’t understand why. The whole thing was cute, sure, but didn’t these…

Emily Farris | March 4, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Father Knows Best: More Women Are Following In Dad’s Footsteps

As we’ve written about before, fathers have a profound influence over their daughters, especially when it comes to relationships. Many people believe that women either seek out partners that are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 27, 2009 - 5:00 pm