Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters

  • by Meg Meeker
  • Narrated by Coleen Marlo
  • 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Drawing on her 30 years' experience practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine, teen health expert Dr. Meg Meeker explains why an active father figure is maybe the single most important factor in a young woman's development. In this invaluable guide, Meeker shows how a father can be both counsel and protector for his daughter as she grows into a spiritually and mentally strong young woman. From cradling his newborn to walking her down the aisle, a father must relish his paramount responsibility - guiding the course of his daughter's life.
Meeker reveals:

How a man can become a strong father
How a father's guidance influences every part of a woman's life, from her self-respect to her perspective on drugs, alcohol, and sex
How to lay down ground rules that are respected without creating distance in your relationship with your daughter
Why you need to be your daughter's hero
The mistakes most fathers make and their serious consequences
How to help daughters make their own good decisions and avoid disastrous mistakes
How a father's faith will influence his daughter's spiritual development
How to get through to your daughter, even during her toughest don't-talk-to-me years
True stories of daughters who were on the wrong path - and how their fathers helped to bring them back

Learn how to grow, strengthen, or rebuild your relationship with your daughter to better both your life and hers in the best-selling Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Ok, not great...

This is a great book if you are a father who is married to your daughter's mother. The author is adamant about staying married so she just barely gives a footnote how single or divorced dads' can and do influence their daughters. Unfortunately, divorce is more common today than ever. Single dads and moms are as numerous if not more than married couples. I think it is wonderful and I admire couples who have been married for 10, 20, 30 or more years. I'm sure children of those families have a great foundation and might be more secure and happier. However, to dismiss positive impact single and divorced parents have on their children is just irresponsible.
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- RC

Common sense and old school values with few facts

What disappointed you about Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters?

Mainly this book reads as a guide to not being a completely terrible father. Some big things brought up by this book are common sense items like "you should hug your daughter", "if someone sexually assaults your daughter, you should get mad at the person that did it".

Then it gets into the antiquated overbearing suggestions such as purity rings, and nightly reminding her to save herself for her wedding night.

There were a few interesting facts peppering the advice that I can't see being useful to many fathers. I would suggest finding a different book.

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- Chris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios