I would not describe my relationship with my father as being close when I was little. He was always kind of gruff and grumpy, but when he did pay attention to me, I felt very special. I ended up marrying a man just like my father, and that is probably why I feel so safe with my husband. But he takes special care in talking to our daughter, showing her that she is important to him, and to lay down our expectations of how she should be treated.
Here are a couple of suggestions that would be special from a daughter to her dad for Father's Day.