Rules of dating my daughter
“You will respect them, and if you don’t, I promise they won’t need my help putting you back in your place.” Alright, he almost ruins it with the “good luck pumpkin” sign-off, but we’re giving him 10 out of 10 for intent.
The post has been shared about 4,900 times and “liked” by over 39,000 people.Do you have rules for who your kids can and can not date?Marcus Luttrell, the retired Navy SEAL whose memoir Lone Survivor was made into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Mark Wahlberg, does.If you have a daughter, raise her with a strong sense of confidence and self-esteem, so that she knows who she is, and treats herself well.Then she’ll be able to make smart, and hopefully safe, decisions regarding whom she has romantic relationships with, whether she decides to see men or women.Luttrell is certainly thinking ahead — his daughter is only 2 years old!
Okay, so in part, he’s joking and over-exaggerating.
From all-around intimidation to death threats, and advice like "I know every cop in town," the stereotypical rules are possessive and seem to assume that a daughter can't demand respect for herself."I'm not raising my little girls to be the kind of women who need their daddy to act like a creepy possessive badass in order for them to be treated with respect," he wrote.
"You will respect them, and if you don't, I promise they won't need my help putting you back in your place.
Put that aside and don’t worry about it, because if you do a good job as a parent, you won’t have to: your little girl will grow up to be alright.
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