“Girls need to feel good about themselves before they start to date,” says Charles Wibbelsman, MD, chief of adolescent medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco.His advice: only date if you know yourself and know you want to date.
we’ll see about you.”We have tried to do all the “right” things: plenty of father-daughter time without me, consistent respect for their mom, a slow pace and patient approach.
But it’s still hard sometimes, and I think about Jennifer’s advice quite a bit. Instead, I find hundreds of articles about how to advance and evolve, take steps forward.
For me, however, progress has come only with a practice of restraint: Relax like a cat and take a step back.
The first time I attended a school play, David’s daughter came out after the show.
“It was really hard for me at first,” I said, “and I would understand if it’s weird for you.”More L. Affairs columns“It’s not weird,” said his older daughter. ” I nearly burst out into tears from the joy and relief of acceptance.