Friendly smells tempt you, cotton candy, funnel cakes and the incinerated remains of what was once a hot dog. If you want to be a snarky jerk about it, well that’s what we’re here for). There runs through many ordinary people an authoritarian streak to rival Stalin. When last we left the mud spattered confines of the Derby we were shown a list of 10 Rules for Dating My Daughter. ___Yes ___No #of years they have been married ______ If less than your age, explain why ______________________________________ If not explain why ___________________________________________________ Here we have all the information one might need if you were perhaps the I. They will be expected to conform to the model imposed by their authoritarian parents, no matter what might make them happy, (we’re rooting for son #2 to move to the coast and find a nice young man and with bungalow and a garden).As the chill bony hands of Old Man Winter settle onto your holiday weary shoulders… the nervous giggle of teenage girls in line for the chance to drop the star quarterback into the stale beer scented dunking booth. A list that did not, in our humble opinion, reflect well on the outdated patriarchal notions of the t-shirt bearer. We hoped that at least our sons might escape such ridiculous overprotective scrutiny of their dating choices. Whilst discussing the List on our super secret Facebook Group, our own J. Hovey came across this delightful example of Mom’s Gone Fascist… This gem was posted to Facebook (and easily accessible by the Google), by a lovely mom who goes by the handle Goodwill Librarian (there are actually many variations on this meme, we’ll be picking on this one because it is the first result on the Google search. Yes, we see the humor in things like this (versions of this application for dating daughters are also floating around, they are just as, if not more, creepy).as the snow drifts pile and the Christmas credit card bills accumulate… Let your mind wander back to the halcyon days of summer. You cover it with mustard and relish and eat it no matter what it is likely doing to your arteries. In the distance you here the rumble of engines, the shattering of glass, the tortured scream of twisting metal. If you feel the need to respond to the original post after visiting here, please be civil. But one glance at the comments below one of these applications will show a ready audience of parents for whom this is deadly serious business." Enlow asked, prompting an eruption of nervous laughter from daughter Jessa Duggar. Apparently, the questionnaire primarily focused on the respondents' religious beliefs and how they pertain to their lifestyle. Now that we think about it, we've never had to take a 50-page test about our religious convictions before. "I think that questionnaire is pretty thorough," she interjected. "Everybody did the 30-page questionnaire," Jill added, noting that it had expanded to 50 pages in recent years. Jeremy Vuolo, who recently got engaged to Jinger Duggar, and has often been accused of breaking courtship rules, stated: "The major question, where I spent most of my time was ''tell me about how you became a Christian, how you came to the Lord.'" Yeah, we're pretty sure Jesus was big on judging other people and grilling them about their religious beliefs.
And even when I was not with her alone, I was supporting her mother, who was giving all her strength for her little girl. My wife and I taught her how to eat, for goodness sake, and I was there to make sure she didn’t eat the wrong thing or choke. And I’m still providing, as I’ve paid a king’s ransom to send her to college. So I’m trying to get some vague sense of the magnitude of this matter through your thick Cro-Magnon skull. I know too that marriage is far harder (and far better) than you can now grasp.In the off chance that you haven’t read the book I will summarize the eight rules. Be civilized and walk up to the front door and ring the bell. The kind of dancing where couples actually touch each other and move their bodies and limbs in time to the music. She sleeps very soundly and you would still be responsible for getting her home. What I’m saying is that surely you don’t want to try to explain to concerned bystanders why you are carrying what appears to be a dead body out of the restaurant. I’m sure my mother would be quite interested in dating the right man. Rule # 7-- Don’t waste time waiting for my daughter to get ready. Rule #--8 Do not take my daughter anyplace where there are beds, sofas, or anything softer than a wooden stool. I am only interested in what is right and proper for our older citizens.Needless to say, and not unreasonably, they preferred the med student. It’s So I have prepared in advance (my elder daughter is now 4) this public letter to any young man who should ever wish to propose to a daughter of mine, which I think must also represent what my father-in-law was thinking but too kind to say: First of all, get your hands off her. You do not deserve to touch this girl in even the most innocent way imaginable, so please stop pretending you do. I was there to give her bottles and there to soothe her after the bottles.had a muddled conversation with my now-father-in-law in which I sincerely believed he understood that I was asking whether I could request his daughter’s hand in marriage. His answer – “It’s not like I would disown her” – was all I thought I could ask for, and I took it. I was there many times a night, night after night, week after week, month after month.