In a Facebook post that has nearly 40,000 likes and 4,900 shares, Luttrell outlines what each future boyfriend of Addie's will have to go through in order to win his approval.
"I'm gonna make him contact every father of a daughter on here, MMA fighter, boxer, police officer, fire fighter and let's not forget the toughest of all Prison guards to get their blessing," he writes.
keith pullman, who runs a marriage equality blog, has personally talked to over 20 gsa couples and notes that he’s only had a few father-daughter couples speak out, speculating that many of them fear that others will assume the daughter must have been abused in childhood (it should be said that when these unions lead to children, those children can face potentially serious difficulties as a result of the genetic implications of incest, even if some online communities downplay these risks).
I’m not sure if my parents’ had rules related to dating, though I knew fact checking might lead to some answers I did not want.
The list above plays off a repeating joke: “I will make you go away.” Well, with a mother like you, that might be a relief. As a dad, I have some basic rules, which I have carved into two stone tablets that I have on display in my living room. Rule Two: You do not touch my daughter in front of me. Rule Five: In order for us to get to know each other, we should talk about sports, politics, and other issues of the day. The only information I require from you is an indication of when you expect to have my daughter safely back at my house, and the only word I need from you on this subject is ? Rule Six: I have no doubt you are a popular fellow, with many opportunities to date other girls. re stupid, or did you merely want to APPEAR stupid?? Let me elaborate: when it comes to sex, I am the barrier, and I will kill you.If a young woman can’t even date your son without being threatened, what is life going to be like when she marries him? A while back, Aaron Gouveia made some observations on The Good Men Project about “The Rules” that every father supposedly follows when a boy is dating his daughter.“The idea of dad polishing his gun while meeting the new boyfriend is often the lazy commentary when it comes to how fathers will handle their daughters dating.”Editor’s note: We have recently found out that the “Rules for Dating My Son” were taken from the blog of April Sopczak.