Why Are Fathers Overprotective of Their Daughters?

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Fathers want to protect their daughters from harm. They try to take control to prevent their daughters from making mistakes and getting hurt. However, being overprotective may do more harm than good. It conveys a lack of trust and she may rebel when given a chance as she gets older. A father is typically a … Read more

7 Tips to Get Over the Father of Your Child

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You can get over the father of your child by acknowledging your feelings for him while reflecting on your relationship with him and being mindful of the reasons why your relationship did not work out. You can also consider avoiding any triggering places or people who remind you of him and when you are ready, … Read more

My Father is Depressed, How Can I Help?

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Wondering how to help when your father is depressed? Here’s how. Familiarize yourself with the symptoms of depression and suicidal behavior. Talk to your dad about his depression, and encourage him to go for therapy. Try to be understanding and show emotional and physical support. You also need to set boundaries and take care of … Read more

Father vs. Pastor vs. Priest: What’s the Difference?

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Father is a title we traditionally use to greet a church leader like a pastor, a priest, a deacon, or a bishop. A priest is the ordained minister of any Catholic-based Church. In comparison, a pastor is the spiritual leader of any other type of Christian congregation. Whether we call him pastor, or priest, or … Read more

Father Time & The Grim Reaper Differences

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Father Time is the personification of time, and The Grim Reaper is the personification of death. They are two distinctly different characters in folklore. However, they also share a bond, because with the inevitable and unstoppable passing of time the result is always eventually, without exception, death. One of my fondest memories is of my … Read more

Can Your Father Be Your Best Man?

Father, who is best man at a wedding, sitting down at table socialising

Your father can be your best man. There are no fixed rules about who fulfills this duty at your wedding. Traditionally the best man was supposed to have been the groom’s brother or closest male friend, but this is no longer the case, and you can have your father perform this role, especially if you … Read more

Can My Step-Dad Adopt Me? [it depends]

Family speaking with adoption counsellor to see if ste-dad can adopt child

Adoption of a step-child by a step-dad is possible and common. Adoption laws differ from State to State and country to country, but generally, the consent of the non-custodial parent is required before a legal adoption can take place via a court order after a legal process. Step-families usually function together quite happily, with step-parents … Read more

Is Modern Parenting Better Than Traditional?

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There are two primary schools of thought regarding parenting- modern and traditional parenting. Of course, parenting has changed a lot since we were kids; if you are a 90’s kid, you were most likely raised in a traditional parenting style, but what does modern parenting look like? Traditional parenting is inflexible and rigid. The focus … Read more

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