Today, some men continue this practice "out of respect," but given its origin, it's hard not to view such an action as a blatant disregard for a woman's autonomy.
Our group, DADD, stands for Dads Against Daughters Dating. I’m also willing to give other parents the benefit of the doubt that they’re also doing their best to raise young men and women who will be able to enter safe and consensual relationships, even if at a younger age than I would choose for them. D.’ will use when they talk about the significance of the shirt. I don’t have to talk to them about their sex lives to support their choices. I think it is a father’s duty to make sure their daughters know they are strong enough to make their own choices, and that the choices they make have their own merit and weight without having to come to dear dad to ask for his blessing.— Would you like to help us shatter stereotypes about men? I saw these shirts for myself with my own left-leaning eyes. It is because the idea of ‘my daughter’s virginity is too precious’ isn’t the same as ‘I want my daughter to be safe’. We show our daughters that females are as strong as males, and hope that sets the path for who they will and will not fall in love with.◊♦◊Now, I’m sure people are yelling at their shattered computer screens, “No way dude, you won’t want your daughter going on dates! A little bit of sex-positivity goes a long way in making our daughters feel comfortable talking to us about any relationships they do pursue, or so I hope. You don’t have to say, “Dear Daughter, I hope you have awesome sex,” to show that you support the autonomy of your little girls. I think it important no one treats their daughters like meandering princesses lost in the woods.My Daughter has dated her boyfriend for over a year and they knew I was joking.On Saturday, April 21, former football player Jay Feely tweeted a photo of himself, his daughter, and her prom date.