As far as parenting goes, mothers tend to get all the shine as they're the ones who have the special role of carrying, nursing and in some cases raising a child alone.
5 useful things you stand to gain from being a daddy's girl
For starters, a father is usually the first male figure a female is exposed to and the relationship between a father and daughter goes a long way in shaping a female's life.
But the truth is fathers also have a very crucial role to play in the lives of their children, and even more so in the lives of their daughters.
Here are ways a healthy father-daughter relationship impart on a female:
1. Confidence: There's something very empowering about a father's unquestioning love of his daughter(s). In most cases, females who grow in the shadow of their father's love and support tend to become confident women who require very little validation from the male of species, and let's face it, there's nothing sexier than a confident female.
2. Crucial life lessons: From dating advice to knowing your way around a tool and even an appreciation of sports, fathers offer very many enduring life lessons that shape the girl child into a well-rounded woman.
3. Dating advice: Believe it or not, fathers can be very insightful offering some of the best dating advice you'll ever receive, because let's face it, they've been there and done that.
4. Independence: Many a modern day independent woman owes their self-reliance to the guidance and providence of their father, as they learn very early on not to rely on anyone for their needs - except daddy ofcourse.
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