Dad dating after divorce
There is also more tension between mothers and daughters – even in intact families.Divorce often intensifies issues between family members.The relationship a daughter has with her father is one that has a profound impact on her life.The breakup of a family often changes the dynamic of the father-daughter relationship and it can be a challenge to stay connected.Most of the young women that I interviewed expressed a strong desire to improve their communication with their fathers yet lacked the tools to be able to pull this off. Jakes concludes “It’s not a lack of love that stops an estranged father from reconnecting with his child – it’s the fear of rejection.” Bishop Jakes recommends that every father needs to “court” his child and discover his or her world in order to reconnect.
The father-daughter connection, even several years after a family dissolves, is heavily influenced by consistency in contact and the quality of the relationship.
All daughters benefit from a close bond with their father.
It is never too late to heal fractured relationships and for love and forgiveness.
Fathers can be an integral part of their daughters lives even if they live apart or have had limited contact in the past. She is pleased to announce the publication of Daughters of Divorce: Overcome the Legacy of Your Parents’ Breakup and Enjoy a Happy, Long-lasting Relationship (Sourcebooks).
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