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Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets…

Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know (2006)

by Meg Meeker

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Although there are a few parts to this book that I do not agree with or do not like how she words it (especially in relation to spirituality), I think it is a book that all fathers of daughters should read for at least a starting point. Some very shocking statistics. Overall, pretty good book. ( )
  tokoti | Apr 23, 2010 |
Absolutely Fantastic Book! A must read for any one looking to understand the importance of a father-daughter relationship. ( )
  cradle4 | Mar 16, 2010 |
Very helpful in lighting a fire under fathers re: their importance to their daughters. ( )
  kieronbm | Jan 18, 2009 |
some obvious points, a lot of common sense but provides positive reinforcement and good to see a lot of it on paper ( )
  mihaley | Oct 7, 2008 |
A very good reminder of the necessity for father's to pay attention to their daughters. Some people called this book "too scary" or "not inspriring." But it's great that she doesn't sugar coat the dangers our "toxic society" pose to young girls and women. The dangers are real. If you don't think so then you aren't paying attention to what's going on out there.

As a father of daughters this book didn't scare me...it gave me hope. ( )
  ClydePark2007 | Dec 30, 2007 |
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Directly challenging the feminist attack on traditional masculinity, Dr. Meeker demonstrates that the most important factor for girls growing up into confident, well-adjusted women is a strong father with conservative values. To have one, she shows, is the best protection against eating disorders, failure in school, STD’s, unwed pregnancy, and drug or alcohol abuse-and the best predictor of academic achievement, successful marriage, and a satisfying emotional life.
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The author discusses the importance of fathers in the lives of their daughters, and draws from her experiences as a pediatrician and counselor to girls to explain how fathers can strengthen or rebuild the bonds between them and their daughters.

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