There were certain basic rules that her dad and I set and then some old Southern proverbs which I thought were very appropriate.1. In my day (I love to say that), a girl never called a boy, mainly because in my early teens we didn’t have phones.
But when we did get phones, it was strictly forbidden to call a boy because Emily Post said it was bad manners and we adhered to Southern etiquette. A girl can never go out with a boy before he has met her parents.
If you want to date our daughter, we will try to figure out what kind of boy you are, before you spend time with her.
One more thing, she does not take her phone to bed with her. But if you want to spend time with my girl, I will insist that you treat her like a lady.
I recently ran across a great list I want to share with you. 10 Rules for Dating my Daughter I would think any young man would be better off knowing this helpful information.
I then shared it with a few friends who have daughters and they loved it too.
She never drank, she never smoked, she never swore and she’s still a virgin! The fact that some man survived the matrix and got me to the altar is a miracle.
Rule Four: I’m sure you’ve been told that in today’s world, sex without utilizing a “barrier method” of some kind can kill you.Please don't take this as an insult, but you and all of your friends are complete idiots.Still, I want to be fair and open-minded about this issue, so I propose this compromise: You may come to the door with your underwear showing and your pants ten sizes too big, and I will not object.[Have your child sign i MOM’s Cell Phone Contract.] 3. So, get the door for her, look me in the eye when you talk to me, and please don’t let your britches fall down so low that I have to look at your underwear band. Sure my daughter is fun, but she’s also a student, and in our house, school comes before fun. No, I won’t hide in the backseat or stalk you when you’re with my daughter, but she and I have an agreement that she checks in often with home, and lets me know where she is and where she’s going. Believe me, good manners will help you get on her good side, and mine too. That means she won’t be going with you to the mall, the movies or out to dinner on a school night. Also, secret meetings and clandestine adventures will be discovered—I have my ways! As a dad, I have some basic rules, which I have carved into two stone tablets that I have on display in my living room.Rule One: If you pull into my driveway and honk you’d better be delivering a package, because you’re sure not picking anything up. When you get to know our daughter, you’ll get to know us too. So be sure you’re comfortable with me seeing what you’re sending. I will ask you a lot of questions and make sure you know that I know how special my daughter is. No, I’m not going to be nosey, rude or obsessive about it But, if my daughter’s phone just happens to be laying on the table, and I see she’s gotten a text, I might take a look at it.Since I didn’t buy that theory, I insisted that she, and any boys she dated, follow my rules.My main objective was that she be treated with respect and if she set high standards for herself; then boys would respect her.Please don’t take this as an insult, but you and all of your friends are complete idiots.Still, I want to be fair and open minded about this issue, so I propose this compromise: You may come to the door with your underwear showing and your pants ten sizes too big, and I will not object.We definitely wanted to see and talk to anyone that Kerri was thinking of dating.