Rules for dating my daughter application
Our inaugural entrants come in the form of a list and an application.
It took me years to realize this but parents who didn’t have rules for their teens tended to be parents who just didn’t care enough about their kids to provide guidance.Share it in the comments or tweet a link to @blotzphoto or @Grounded Parents and we’ll see if we can give it the smoking mass of twisted metal treatment.I kind of like it, too, although I should get my quibbles out of the way first.But nothing is really harmless if it perpetuates harmful stereotypes.
As Anita Sarkeesian says at the beginning of each chapter in her excellent video series “Tropes Versus Women in Video Games” (start here).
Big parts of the USA are still filled to the brim with folks who think like this about their daughters. And I understand the impulse to protect your kids from harm, both physical and emotional.