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8 simple rules for dating my teenage daugher

Months later I heard of John Ritter's unexpected death.

(Good luck.) Or maybe you once were a teenage daughter.

Or maybe you have an antique table that's crooked and need something about an inch thick to put under one of the legs.

He eventually took a string of day jobs to support his writing habit including driving an ambulance; repossessing cars; selling life insurance, wine making equipment, and men's clothing; programming computers, and analyzing financial statements.

In 1995, he started an on-line Internet column, which became successful.

Fathers may suspect it's not easy for their daughters to become women, but those same daughters have no idea how hard it is for fathers to stand by and watch. Bruce Cameron, "Having a child mutate into a teenager is a bit like being an airline passenger who must suddenly take over for a stricken pilot and land the plane.

And in this case, the passengers are all yelling, 'I hate you! ' and slamming the door to the cockpit." Cameron has two daughters, so he is doubly aware that raising teenage girls is well, impossible.

(Rule #1: if you pull into my driveway and honk, you'd better be delivering a package, because you're sure as heck not picking anything up.) If your little girl has moved out and a teenager has taken her place, this book will help you do something you probably thought was not possible in your situation: laugh. Thong underwear is about as sensible as wearing a slingshot"W.

Bruce Cameron was born in Petoskey, Michigan in 1960.

The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining just what happens when Daddy's little girl becomes a teenager.

Beginning with the warning signs (#5: Your car insurance suddenly costs more than the car), the book covers dating (Rule #2: Keep your hands and eyes off my daughter's body or I will remove them), the telephone (seemingly wired to her nervous system), braces (the costliest metal on earth), the first job, and more.

"Cameron's take on the angst felt by every father of a teenage daughter is witty, wise, and excruciatingly on the money" (Charles Shyer, writer and director, Father of the Bride I and II).