Her statement indicates assurance that she is not only strong, but also able to defend herself against any unworthy suitors. Here’s the problem with shotgun jokes and applications posted on the fridge: to anyone paying attention, they announce that you fully expect your daughter to have poor judgment. And don’t be shocked if she meets your expectation. Leadership is not about the strong looking for weaker people to lead.
Especially if you can tell the story at the wedding. The unsuitable suitor finds nothing more terrifying than a woman who knows her worth to God and to her family. Those are the bricks that build the wall that withstands the advances of Slouchy-Pants, whether you ever show up with your Winchester locked and loaded or not.These kinds of complexities can make honoring parents, setting expectations, and finding husbands feel hopeless.As a trend, dads seem to be less and less involved in their daughter’s dating.