‘I really feel I mucked it up’: When dads and daughters disconnect

“I can’t think of an example in popular media of a really good father-daughter relationship,” says clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller.

The bond between fathers and their daughters has long been recognised as special. That is, until she hits puberty – at which point it often fractures, sometimes irreparably.

Excerpt from Madonna King’s article in The Sydney Morning Herald (read more)

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I am a retired psychologist now writing freelance . I have published Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life, Young Man of the Cloth, The Pastor's Inferno, Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage, Release Your Stress and Reclaim Your Life, and Make the Best of Your Teen Years. I wrote a newspaper column in Batavia, NY for fourteen years. My articles are now available in my free newsletter, Sliding Otter News. Subscribe free at http://www.eepurl.com/mSt-P.

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