Posted June 7, 2014 by jimhigley
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This started out as a letter to my 20-something-year-old daughter. But feel free to jump into the conversation. While I try to never give unsolicited advice — especially to my adult kids — there’s something that is really weighing on my mind. So, if you chose to keep reading, consider this a message from Dad to all you daughters out there.
It’s about the guy who’s going to be the future father of your children.
Be he your husband, your boyfriend or your partner, I just care that he’s the man who’s going to be called “Dad” by the same little kid who will also be calling you “Mom.”
I know, I know. You’re wondering why I’m worrying about this when you’re not even close the world of parenthood.
Let me rewind. (READ MORE…)