Posts tagged "fathers"

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 “Daddy.” Right now, I’m looking at the 16+ crowd who still, for some really weird reason, need to call their fathers “Daaaadddddddy.” Ladies, this is

By: College Candy / June 12, 2011

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 DaddyDaughterDate.com, a site so festooned with red hearts, filigree and curlicue script that it wouldn’t look out of place on Valentine’s Day. Even though June…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2011

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. In the back of my mind, I’m always comparing how well the men I date treat me with how well my father treats me.

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 16, 2011

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 spare whom I followed to various smoky, sticky-floored venues in college, hoping he’d recognize me from anthropology class. Guys whose giant charisma, outsider cool or…

By: Sarah Showfety / November 30, 2010

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 on how to change a diaper.

Now, a diaper bag is just a bag you put diapers in, so clearly this is all…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2010

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 has daddy issues. But what does that really mean? Watch the video to find out a woman’s perspective on the psychological phenomenon.”

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By: The Frisky / August 7, 2010

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 you should never marry him, but you are wise to heed that quiet but insistent voice in your head until you are completely sure he’…

By: The Stir / August 4, 2010

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 gave her pops a call to shoot the breeze and discuss her future, the latter of which is decidedly more … open, now that

By: Maude Standish / June 29, 2010

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, has a killer smile and looks good in a dress. I’ve tried to rationalize the relationship as the inevitable by-product of a common stagnation period…

By: YourTango.com / June 20, 2010

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 faster and you don’t have to use stamps.”

He refuses, though he’s fairly internet-savvy, because he’s paid bills this way for the past 30…

By: Angela Tung / June 18, 2010

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 three-month-old baby. Sadly, Brace did not have the money needed to purchase to two 40-ounce bottles of beer. And so he said, “For two 40s,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 19, 2010

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 the rugged trenches of manhood. This new amazing site, Man Babies, depicts some heartwarming scenes of father-son bonding like you’ve never seen it before. Like…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 1, 2010

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 pursuit of instant, superficial approval. Her father and I aren’t peers, or buddies, and we’re not dating. I’m the dude who’s nailing his little princess,…

By: John DeVore / October 14, 2009

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 you — without meaning to. After the jump, a few of the best. Then add yours in the comments!

By: Susannah Breslin / June 19, 2009

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 the umbilical cord of a domineering mother and live in a state of perpetual Catholic guilt that flares up when he misses Mass on Sunday

By: YourTango.com / June 18, 2009

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 ladies get that people with kids have different priorities than those of us who have yet to procreate?

“Wow!” was all I could muster,…

By: Emily Farris / March 4, 2009

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 a lot like their dads or as different from them as can be. But two new studies reveal that women are actually more influenced by…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 27, 2009

The Frisky Gift Guide: For The Man Who Provided Half Of Your DNA

Dads are hard to buy presents for, mostly because they either have everything they want or have the ability to buy anything they want. That’s why you need to find something that he didn’t even know he wanted.

By: Catherine Strawn / November 25, 2008

Tween Sues Father…And Wins

When I was in elementary school, saying you were going to sue someone was the cool thing to do. If your frenemy did something to annoy you, you would say, for example, “Steal my juice box, and I’ll sue you!” Suffice it to say no suing went on back then. Oh, how the times have…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 20, 2008

The Daily Hotness Slideshow: DILFS

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday and we here at The Frisky love baby-making! So, while being a celeb is a tough job, being a dad is even more demanding. In honor of the men who spend time with their kids and look so good doing it, we’ve compiled a list of DILFs (the…

By: Simcha / June 13, 2008