Wounded Father/ Daughter Relationships
Weaknesses in father's character can cause lasting affects in adult daughter's relationships....... Fathers who struggle with being harsh.... distant.... spoiling....  pushover.... gone (emotionally, physically or both)

The HARSH (cold, hard, strict) father contributes traits in his daughter that make her:

untrusting
unfulfilled
trouble with addictions
trouble with promiscuity
eating disorders
jealous
masochistic
struggle with rejection
fights depression
struggle with shame
needs extra attention
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The DISTANT (passive, uninvolved, quiet) or The SPOILING (no limits, discipline, authority) father contributes traits in his daughter that make her:

little to no boundaries
wild
impetuous
spontaneous
poor relationships
thrill seeker
rebels against order
mixes fantasy and reality

The PUSHOVER (unsuccessful, addict,poor communicator) father contributes traits in his daughter that make her:

impractical
poor decision maker
irresponsible
shy
poor finance handling
strong willed
puts partner in father role
poor coping skills


The GONE (emotionally and/or physically unavailable, workaholic, divorce, sickness, death or abandonement) father contributes traits in his daughter that make her:
fantasizes
low self~esteem
hides from self or others
shy
unconfident
hard to access
demands attention
not listen to facts or reason
high expectations
may sabbotage relationships or be the one to leave

Contributions a father makes to his daughter's life teaches her what to expect from men in the future.....What is never given to her teaches her what not to expect.....Mother's love is unconditional, but a father's love is usually based on performance.  A husband can never resolve a woman's Father wounds.  It must be done in therapy or trusted non~sexual relationship.  A daughter will try and make up for her childhood in marriage.