Of all the special bonds, one of them is the relationship of a daughter and father. Some girls have an amicable relationship with their father, while some dream of having such a beautiful bond. Whether or not he is our best friend, he is the first man a girl loves wholeheartedly.
How is your bond with your father? Are you struggling to develop a healthy relationship or initiate a conversation? Then you have stumbled upon the right article. Here are some father-daughter books that can help you in this matter.
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters
The author – Meg Meeker, has 30 years of experience in pediatric and adolescent medicine. She is also a teen expert, and in this book, she talks about the importance of a fatherly figure in a woman’s life and development. This invaluable guide explains how a father can be both counsel and a protector for their daughter. This way, he can rear his daughter into a spiritually and mentally strong woman. The author talks about the need to be your daughter’s hero and various other essential things.
Let’s Talk: Conversation Starters for Dads and Daughters
Many books talk about and highlight the importance of being your daughter’s best friend and various other things, but fathers often struggle to understand how to initiate such conversations. The author has written this book on the basis of her decades of research and counseling young women and fathers. She has explained a step-by-step approach to initiate such conversations and build a strong bond. It is a very beautifully written book.
Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild
Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to only a handful of people. It is a harsh and terrifying place. So when James’ cousin asked him to spend his summer in a cabin in a rugged interior, he was very uncomfortable inviting his daughter over there. Many thoughts occupy his mind that she will be able to bear a cloud of mosquitoes, bath in ice-cold water, hours of grueling labor. But when his daughter reached there, she loved and embraced the wild. She even extended her stay to help the people over there. But their journey wasn’t an easy one; neither was their relationship.
Be the Dad She Needs You to Be: The Indelible Imprint a Father Leaves on His Daughter’s Life
Through this book, the author calls the fathers to step ahead and develop a healthy bond with their daughter, which is very important for her emotional and relational success. He believes that both of them need to make each other feel special, loved, and valued. It will help you do the fathering job the right way and discipline your child when it’s needed. He assures the readers that you can gain a lot by making small efforts—a very beautifully written book.
Narcissistic Fathers: How to Deal With a Toxic Father and Complex PTSD
Are you a child of a narcissist father, or are you figuring out if your father is a pathological narcissist? Then this book will undoubtedly help you. In such situations, children often feel stuck, but this book will help you come out of this situation and change your life. It will help you discover the reasons behind your childhood traumas and some practical ways to deal with your narcissistic father. Forgiving and forgetting are not the solutions; you have to work on your self-development. After all, for how long will you bear it?
Fatherless Daughters: Turning the Pain of Loss into the Power of Forgiveness
“People who lose their parents early in life are like fellow war veterans. As soon as they discover that they are talking to someone else who has lost a parent, they know they are speaking the same language without uttering a word.”
In this book, the author has given voice to the pain and sufferings of fatherless daughters. She has talked about what a father means to a daughter and the shock of loss and its effect on their lives. She has interviewed more than a hundred women and has talked about their experiences.
Raising a Strong Daughter in a Toxic Culture
This book was written to address the questions of daughters in a society that defines them through gender roles and often encourages them to question their gender. This book will help you to discover four major questions that every daughter has in their mind and how to answer them. It will also explain to you how many quality friends matter in your daughter’s life. And how depression can be a sexually transmitted disease. This is a must-read book.
Time to Say Goodbye
**A heart-rending story about the unique bond between a father and his daughter, for fans of Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You.**
A father promised his six-year-old daughter that he would never leave her side. And would do everything in his capacity to keep his word. The girl was very confident about her father’s word and had only him after she lost her mother. But then the father had to make a decision which made it difficult to keep his promise. From here, both of them embark on a new journey. Read the book to know more.
Monticello: A Daughter and Her Father
It is a story of a girl who spends five years with her father in a foreign land after the death of her mother. But now she is 17, and it’s time for her to go back to her house in Monticello, Virginia. Though the house is still the same, she has changed. The father she idolized since childhood has become distant. Her heart is heavy due to a breakup with the one she loved. Society pressures her for marriage and motherhood, but she still yearns for peace and happiness in the valley.
A Father’s Guide to Raising Daughters: How to Boost Her Self-Esteem, Self-Image and Self-Respect
This is a fantastic book that will help you discover how you can know about your daughter’s confidence levels and how you can fix them. How you can explain to your daughter the importance of self-esteem and encourage her to pursue her dreams. It will also help the new fathers know the truth about fatherhood that is hardly talked about. It is full of advice and real-life stories for you to develop a healthy relationship with your daughter.