Instead, Welch plans to encourage his daughters to demand respect for themselves, rather than counting on any man to do so on their behalf.
Of course, everyone is different, and Welch's ideology won't work for everyone, but it does seem to be pretty popular.
So when you lose it, she double-loses it, and everything goes haywire. because you're going away again), angry (you didn't keep your word) or afraid (you drive too fast)?
Then, even if you've been a faultless father thus far, try doing something radical: admit that you could actually change a little to accommodate her.
The biggest mistake we men tend to make when we're fighting with our teenage daughters is to use what I call 'you' accusations.