I then shared it with a few friends who have daughters and they loved it too.
And I know my daughter would be better off as well!
is an owner's manual for anyone who once had cute little girls and now has teenage daughters and is trying to figure out what happened.
It's been replaced, I believe, with eight simple rules for dating my daughter." "The book 8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter is hysterically funny and universally entertaining.
is a warm and funny look at life with teenagers, a survival guide written by a man who isn't sure he's actually surviving.
A New York Times bestseller, the book has proven popular for parents, teenagers, and former teenagers everywhere.
As time passed, you learned to pick up your dates before the cocktail hour, before her dad was feeling extra social and likely to utter the worst words you'd ever heard: "Sit down, son. He meant: "Have I ever bored your folks with pointless stories at lousy holiday parties?
"To which I'd then reply: "Yeah, probably."Today, boyfriend inspections are still a part of American dating culture, kept alive by fathers like me with a misguided sense of ownership over their children, the people they love more than anything in the whole world.
Marcus Luttrell, the retired Navy SEAL whose memoir Lone Survivor was made into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Mark Wahlberg, does.