A dad's presence (or lack of presence) in his daughter's life will affect how she relates to all men who come after him.
I understand this firsthand because I had a close bond with my father before my parents' divorce, but our relationship suffered drastically after he remarried when I was eight years old.
What I learned from carrying out an interview of a female and the interview of a male trying to dig into this intriguing subject was that using the Internet for dating is equally painful for men and for women, but for very different reasons.
Sigmund Freud, while a genius in many ways, was also crazy addicted to cocaine. To be fair, I often call my significant others “baby,” which is also weird, right?
There's no delicate way around saying this: A lot of women enjoy calling men they have sex with “daddy.”No, they're not fetishizing their dads, stepdads, adoptive fathers or what have you.
Alternately, he may realize that his daughter's boyfriend really a dangerous scumbag or a mooching bum, and he ends up turning into a Papa Wolf to protect her when her boyfriend puts her in danger or is leading her towards a dead-end, futureless life.
Overlaps a bit with All Girls Want Bad Boys and Maligned Mixed Marriage. When the dating is done that is what daddy hates, it's a Shock Value Relationship.