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 - Father and daughter relationship
"My heart belongs to Daddy. 'Cause my Daddy, he treats it so well."

Composed in 1938 by Cole Porter, this song embodies the unique link between a father and his daughter perfectly.

The father-daughter relationship is constantly evolving, whether you're aware of it or not, and it's really important in shaping the little girl who will one day become a woman. Far from insignificant, your dad's influence can be seen many areas of your life, can explain your behaviour and the choices you make.

To shed some light on this special relationship, psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Dr Lauru answers our questions.

And see our other articles on new generation grans and what changes when you become a mum.



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