The New Rules: The dating dos and don'ts for the digital generation, (£9.99, Piatkus) published this month, offers their signature sagacious take on the grey area where sex and cyberspace intersect.And it's an important subject to address, given the de-mystification of internet dating and the rise of outlandish digital phenomena such as "sexting".Through the magic of Social Media, it was by far the most read, passed around and commented on blog in the life of this little project.The concept of a Dad issuing his ground rules for dating his daughter seemed to unite the entire tribe of Fathers!We have two kids, Brittany (29) and Trevor (25) I am the Senior Vice President for Saving Innocence.I have a passion for my family and have learned a few things along the way.The hardest task is not to project my experiences on these two when they are not doing anything wrong. In this case as I’ve explained, that’s not an issue with my daughter and her boyfriend. Chances are high that this relationship will eventually come to an end. Trust them until it’s proven they can’t be trusted.What should we expect from our teenagers when they start dating? When two people connect in such a way, it’s difficult to not get carried away with what’s going on. She’s naturally beautiful and reaches a stunning level when she wants to. She wants people to like the “weird” things about her. Accept each other as is, and in the process, you’ll learn good things from each other. When proper respect has been observed the entire time, that moment will be a lot easier and far less messy. Uncalled for intervention might result in exactly what you’re trying to prevent.
In case you missed the February 18 blog or would just like to refresh yourself, go ahead and click HERE to see it again.
In an effort to give the people what they are clamoring for, I have made these shirts depicting the “10 Rules for Dating my Daughter.” There are also a few other fun shirts in the same theme on our store. If you want a shirt or two, visit our online store.
(Contents of “Rules” T-shirt protected under applicable copyright laws) I’m pretty sure this is how Nike got started, but my goals are not quite as lofty. Click the button below: This whole thing is funny to me! Alan Smyth Check out our book desinged to help Dads PS: Below Stu Graff has already found a great use for his shirt.
We’ve raised them to seek their identity in the things that matter and not in the superficial, so they are somewhat intimidating to young men. But sooner or later a boy of equal substance was going to show up, and now he has. They both have busy schedules, but if they aren’t learning or working, they are in our home.
They love to cook together in our kitchen and try out new recipes.