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Because He Kept Me Off the Pole

Sunday is Father’s Day, a rare day when some men get as good as they give. If you are fortunate enough to have a father that is still here, I urge you to spend time with him. If that is not possible then I think a card or phone call can go a long way!

I am so thankful for my Father, for always being there for me. He has been such a great example of what a good man is. I remember listening to comic Chris Rock joke about being a father to his daughters and the importance of being a good dad: I realize my only job in life is to keep her off the pole. I mean they don’t grade fathers but if your daughter is a stripper you messed up.

I love my Dad because he’s kept me off the pole and kept me from doing outrageous things to a man on a dance floor (I’m still in disbelief, sorry). I love my dad because he is always supportive, loves me unconditionally, and has always been there for me. In a lot of ways, I think he has set the standard for my relationships with men.

Ladies, why do you love your father? What has he taught you about dating, relationships, and men?

If you are dating a single dad, do you plan to celebrate Father’s day with him? Do you show him that you admire him for being a wonderful father?

Guys, do you have daughters? What kind of lessons do you think they should learn about men? Have you ever dated a woman who had “Daddy Issues?” or was not raised with a father in the home? How did you handle it?

How do you think our relationships with our fathers impact our dating and relationship habits?

To all our readers who are fathers HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!

643 comments Add your comment

Raqi

June 19th, 2009
2:37 pm

SexyCool cool. Imma set you straight when I go upstairs. I have to get my AMEX card. Is Barnes & Noble okay? Or would you prefer F.Y.E., Longhorns, The Marriott (<==LOL), Pier 1??? Tell me. Remember it will be a e-card sent to your email.

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:38 pm

@POPPA
those two just told on themselves. in a minute we’re going to hear how the IRS is after them.

Leggs (Karyn)

June 19th, 2009
2:38 pm

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Cemeeli

June 19th, 2009
2:39 pm

I gave my co-worker a box of chocolate covered strawberries for her birthday today. She brings the empty box, and strawberry stems back to me saying
“Cee, you gave me the first climax i’ve had at work”. i’m going to my husband for a quickie because of you.

She is really gone! OMG!

-W8©

June 19th, 2009
2:40 pm

@Kym_ I have a mac and 2 pc’s I can’t havent used the pc’s in over two years

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:41 pm

choc makes you horny.

-W8©

June 19th, 2009
2:42 pm

@Leggs- Thanks

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
2:43 pm

I will let you know that I did watch that Real Housewives of NJ show the other night with the wife. y’all know how I feel about reality TV).

PG – I liked the NJ housewives, but they are my least favorite cast. Those chicks took themselves sooooo seriously.

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:44 pm

@LADIES
when you go get your brazilian wax, make sure the chick doesn’t double dip. she should use a new stick when applying the wax.

B-team ReporterDemi (on the way to discover the cost of puddy and why the cost of puddy is on the rise)

June 19th, 2009
2:45 pm

W8…sorry dude…almost to platinum 21 now

Kym -in honor of Friday will call a cease fire.

June 19th, 2009
2:46 pm

W8 I love my macbook-i am thinking of getting a mac mini for the house. because my son lives to play games online.

I think I will just stop by the store and see what they have and how much this thang is going to cost me a month. I don’t want to add another bill so maybe they can tell me how to connect using my crackberry..

mytw♥cents...what's the scenario?

June 19th, 2009
2:46 pm

ANGIE ROFLMAO at your attempt to be observant that you see what ain’t there! .02. Don’t do that faux beef thang. Anything I’m sayin has already been said. And FYI, I’m always on simmer… even when I’m cursin somebody the efff out, I’m kinda cool with it. In fact, I need a radio show with these vocals lol. Did u go listen to the song?

Lil MO I’m mo excited for you than you are for yo self!

SASSAFRASS My homegirl’s bday wknd…so party n bullish n bullish n party….n then pack…

CEE tryna add a cub to the fold? Anutha. CEE ain’t come over to Planet Smoothie so I could treat her to an Acai one? Futha.

MACKNIF

June 19th, 2009
2:46 pm

angie you need some….lol….but i do love a lady that has a fresh cut….good eatin!!!!!!….actually my palate is all set for some fresh cat with a side of leg…lol

Melo

June 19th, 2009
2:46 pm

Beautiful

Where u read that Angie?

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:46 pm

@W8
you get the BLOG AWARD for wanting to see your names in lights! lol.

@AR
where you been heffa?

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
2:48 pm

President Barack Obama has written a heartfelt Father’s Day message acknowledging his own shortcomings as a dad to daughters Malia, 10, Sasha, 8.

“I know I have been an imperfect father. I know I have made mistakes,” Obama admits in a letter to be published in this week’s Parade magazine.

“There were many days out on the campaign trail when I felt like my family was a million miles away,” he writes, “and I knew I was missing moments of my daughters’ lives that I’d never get back. It is a loss I will never fully accept.”

Urging other fathers to become engaged in their children’s lives, Obama says, “We need fathers to step up, to realize that their job does not end at conception; that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child but the courage to raise one.”

Reflecting on his own father’s absence from his life (Obama’s childhood was divided between living with his mother and and his grandparents), the president reflects on becoming a father to his elder daughter.

“I think back to the day I drove Michelle and a newborn Malia home from the hospital nearly 11 years ago,” he writes. “I think about the pledge I made to her that day: that I would give her what I never had – that if I could be anything in life, I would be a good father.”

It was only in January that Obama penned a letter to his daughters in anticipation of his inauguration, in which he credited them as the reason why he ran for the White House.

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
2:49 pm

@AR
where you been heffa?

:lol:

Angie – Do you miss me when I’m gone?

Have a friend in town, ended up taking a 2.5 lunch. Not on purpose tho.

-W8©

June 19th, 2009
2:50 pm

@Demi- Tall thick darkskin girl from cali..tell her “Fat Rice” sent you…trust me on this

@Kym- They have dropped their prices

@Beautiful – Momma I want to sing!!

Poppa Grande

June 19th, 2009
2:51 pm

Kym – Don’t go the the lenox mac store today (probably this weekend). The new iphone came out today and the line wrapped around the whole top floor this morning.

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:52 pm

@MY2
just makin’ sure. you know i heart you to death. don’t like to read you upset.

@MELO
read what? about the break up? it’s everywhere.

@MACKNIF
i do need some . . . BADD.

Raqi

June 19th, 2009
2:52 pm

Cemeeli you better stop it.

Earlier I put some of my husband’s shirts in the wash and OMG that man smells good. (Alright all the kids need to turn the monitors off right now) When I went to restroom right after that I had to wipe rather firmly to remind myself that it’s still very tender in that region. Not to mention the lochia is present.

So ouch, ewww, get away from me.

i'm swiss (aka Buckshot Prior)

June 19th, 2009
2:52 pm

Kym — Just go pick up the new iPhone 3G S. It has a “tethering” feature where you can share your 3G connection w/ your macbook (or a PC, if for some reason you ever actually wanted to use an inferior product). Oh, and while you’re there, how ’bout picking one up for me. Your boy swiss is still rocking the 1st generation iPhone & it’s time for an upgrade…

Kym -in honor of Friday will call a cease fire.

June 19th, 2009
2:52 pm

Angie you do not do well to promote travel to california. Are you unemployed or something? Bored? Cause this random out posting of crazy stuff is just working me today.

You know in 13 days I am headed to Cali to visit fam for the 4th..does the air in Cali make you crazy cause if I need to by a gas mask I will go by the surplus store as soon as my plane touches down.

-W8©

June 19th, 2009
2:53 pm

Cheaper to buy macs online also

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
2:53 pm

Kym – Cali is a big state, what part are you visiting? The air quality varies. :lol:

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
2:54 pm

P.S. In terms of major cities in Cali, Angie lives in the sticks, so no wonder she is bored.

SexyCool - Yeah - I got that 'Drake' status.

June 19th, 2009
2:55 pm

Raqi – look for an email entitled “Thirst”.

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:55 pm

**that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child but the courage to raise one** ^5.

@AR
i do!

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
2:57 pm

@AR
i do!

:lol:

It’s like the tale battered chick who stays with her abuser. :lol:

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
2:58 pm

@AR
i’m never bored. lol. and was never the one to live and raise kids in the city.

Kym -in honor of Friday will call a cease fire.

June 19th, 2009
2:59 pm

@Swiss I am trying to be good and not buy new gadgets..I even put my purchase of the Kindle on hold..but I wouldn’t mind the new iphone but heck I just got the crackberry. Now going into Gadget overload.

Kym -in honor of Friday will call a cease fire.

June 19th, 2009
3:02 pm

I am going to San Diego. I have never been to the West Coast so I am so hyped.

MACKNIF

June 19th, 2009
3:02 pm

Cause this random out posting of crazy stuff is just working me today.

-angie is at the end of her “i am not having sex until marriage rope”…lol…she is about to explode…she is going to ruin somebodies sheets….LMAO…..i got my ruined tuesday night and i am still heated….lol

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
3:02 pm

@AR
you said it not me and i was being sarcastic. lol. now you are being predictable.

@SEXYCOOL
thirst is a great title. RAQI, this is what i was looking for from you earlier. the other word just didn’t fit.

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
3:03 pm

Kym – You will love San Diego. That’s Page’s city! :lol:

And you will be at least 8 hours away from any air Angie is exposed to. :lol:

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
3:04 pm

now you are being predictable.

Good, I’m supposed to be! Schizophrenia doesn’t suit me. ;)

Melo

June 19th, 2009
3:05 pm

read what? about the break up? it’s everywhere

u talking about that lil reality show cple break up or Pitt and Angelina.No break up for the latter, i see them kissing each other,nearing phluckking in public,everywhere i check.
U on weed on what Angie!
Ur dry puddsy making u imagine stuff??

Tazzee (Linda) - countdown to NFL season

June 19th, 2009
3:06 pm

Raqi – Been in meetings…the only other character I recognized was the Head Hospital Guy (official title escapes me) as the guy that used to be on Alias…Varten or something like that. I think that was him. Oh and her husband’s friend was Aliyah’s older brother in Romeo Must Die I think that was him :lol: I’m usually good with actors’ names but not those two.

-W8©

June 19th, 2009
3:07 pm

So PETA is really mad that Obama killed a fly…lmao

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
3:08 pm

Ur dry puddsy making u imagine stuff??

melo! :lol:

People mag is my gossip bible. If it hasn’t been confirmed on there, it ain’t true yet. Took em a few days to confirm Usher’s divorce.

Mo (aka Moeisha-counting down to the haircut!!)

June 19th, 2009
3:08 pm

okay this song my Mary J Blige w Drake is SOOOO FREAKIN HOTT!!!!!

alright back to whatever the topic is now……..

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
3:08 pm

@MACKNIF
there are times when i’m bout to explode, but i have self control of that part of my life. i no longer want casual sex . . . been there, done plenty of that. i found myself giving them a part of me that i can’t get back. and to correct you, i’m not waiting until marriage. i’m waiting for a man to make a committment to me and be exclusive with just me. possibly leading to . . .

Page1908

June 19th, 2009
3:09 pm

Ok who is going to San Diego?? and who said somthin about Cali girls?? Better not be you, W8! lol

Cemeeli

June 19th, 2009
3:09 pm

mytwocentsNext time i’ll miss Rita’s for the Planet Smoothie for real.

Raqi

June 19th, 2009
3:10 pm

Yall this girl trynna get me knocked up again. LOL

Raqi

June 19th, 2009
3:11 pm

Beautiful what do you mean looking for from me? She asked for a word and I gave her just a word. What are you talking about?

Beautiful

June 19th, 2009
3:12 pm

**So PETA is really mad that Obama killed a fly** NOOOOO! lol.

AmazonRed™

June 19th, 2009
3:13 pm

:lol: Here we go. She finally said something to get the spotlight to shift.

Poppa Grande

June 19th, 2009
3:14 pm

Angie & ARed

I dunno why but when you two go back in forth, I think of Regina George and Cady Heron from Mean Girls.

SexyCool - Yeah - I got that 'Drake' status.

June 19th, 2009
3:14 pm

Lost in a room full of beautiful people.
Insecurities jump to the surface.
Feeling out of place.
Finding comfort in the corners of the room,
Shying away from a spotlight that was
Never meant to shine on your face.

(This is all I come up with on Beautiful People – perhaps I will give it some thought over the weekend and feel something else.)