A Daddy’s Letter to His Little Girl (About Her Future Husband)

This letter touched me. It is my hope that girls and boys, women and men, understand the wisdom and love in it. May it change attitudes and behaviors and lead to happier lives.
With Love,
Russ

Kindness Blog

dad and daughter

Dear Cutie-Pie,

Recently, your mother and I were searching for an answer on Google. Halfway through entering the question, Google returned a list of the most popular searches in the world. Perched at the top of the list was “How to keep him interested.”

It startled me. I scanned several of the countless articles about how to be sexy and sexual, when to bring him a beer versus a sandwich, and the ways to make him feel smart and superior.

And I got angry.

Little One, it is not, has never been, and never will be your job to “keep him interested.”

Little One, your only task is to know deeply in your soul—in that unshakeable place that isn’t rattled by rejection and loss and ego—that you are worthy of interest. (If you can remember that everyone else is worthy of interest also, the battle of your life…

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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7 Responses to A Daddy’s Letter to His Little Girl (About Her Future Husband)

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Thank you for sharing with us Russ! xx

  2. Great share Russ! Love it. Thanks for all the joy you share here. G

  3. writeshianwrite says:

    So beautiful!!!

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