Dating Your Daughter - A Minute of Vision for Men

Dating Your Daughter

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I want to turn your focus to your daughter. There is no doubt in my mind that you are going to show your significant other how special she is on Valentine’s Day. But I want to invite you to see Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to do something special for your daughter as well. It is a chance for you to begin to “date” your daughter and show her that you are holding her heart.

Unless we show our daughters how a real man carries himself, they will settle for far less than what we or the Lord would have for them. In light of all you do, let me tell you that dating your daughter takes intentionality and consistency. Further, if we don’t do this, we can expect that our little princesses will learn about dating from teenage boys. The last place that I want my little girl learning about a relationship with a man is with a teenage boy.

Let’s show our little girls, our teenage girls, our college girls, what it is to be loved, cherished, protected, respected, and affirmed. Don’t just do it once and think you can check it off the list, but do it over and over again, so that she gets it.

Our daughters allow us to hold their hearts for only a short time. I know that you will never let go, but at some point she will give that heart to another man. It is your job to show her what type of man to consider.

Ecclesiastes 3:1 tells us, “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” Guys, don’t let this time with your daughter go by without showing her what it is to really be cherished. Make the most of this season so that when she enters the next, she will be as prepared as possible for what lies ahead.

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.

Ecclesiastes 3:1

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