One of the things that is most important to me as a father is knowing that my daughter is willing to share with me parts of her life. Even the parts that are not pleasant or comfortable.
Knowing that my daughter would choose to go through her struggles alone because I wasn’t open, receptive or safe enough to approach would be probably kill me.
The key to promoting open communication between you and your daughter is being open and vulnerable with her in the first place. She will only open up to you the amount that you are willing to open up to her.
In This Episode
- Failures don’t define us.
- “I’m worthless” is a common fear for most young women.
- Being vulnerable is terrifying no matter who you are.
- The freedom of being a flawed parent