A loving relationship can be an oasis in uncertain times, but nurturing it requires attention, honesty, openness, vulnerability, and gratitude.
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Linda Nielsen Ed.D.
Can you gain anything from the pandemic? Yes. You can open that "closed" gate in your father-daughter relationship to create a more meaningful bond.
How and why should daughters get over their "daddy" issues?
Is the stepdaughter-stepmom relationship damaging your father-daughter bond? What can you or your dad do about it?
What does it take to become a world famous female athlete? A strong father-daughter relationship is often the key.
Are your father issues creating communication problems with men? A few changes can go a long way.
Are things between you and your dad getting tense now that you're starting to plan your wedding? Take steps now to control the damage.
Daughters who didn’t have good relationships with their fathers while growing up have more troubled relationships with men.
Is your father-daughter relationship troubling you? Wish it was better, don't know what steps to take or worry that it's too late? Dads and daughters, step up and start now.
Linda Nielsen, Ed.D., is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC. She is an expert on father-daughter relationships and on shared physical custody for children with separated parents.