Articles with fathers and daughters

Daddy Issues

Daddy Issues

I’ve heard the term many times in my life. I’ve even used it a couple of hundred times or so. I have understood this stereotype to encompass women or teenage girls that are seeking out attention through sexual activity or behaving…

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Angela Bertoli

I am a daughter, mother, grandmother, friend and partner. I have seen in my life more damaged women than I could ever count. I have gained wisdom and strength through my own experiences and watching others go through their wars. I hope you can relate to my words and find the comfort of knowing that this is more common than any of us would like to admit. Good, bad or indifferent, this is an epidemic in the world that keeps women buried in rubble and nobody is trying to remove the stones. I'd like to pick up one rock at a time.

Forever Daddy’s Girl

Forever Daddy’s Girl

I have been fortunate lately. Really fortunate. A wake-up call came, and I was called back home. Back to my parent’s nest of protection. Whenever I travel back home, I travel back in time. It is impossible not too. Home is…

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Julie Anderson

Julie Anderson is the Creator and Publisher of Feminine Collective. Julie was inspired to create this safe place for women to share their secrets, desires, triumphs and pain as the antithesis of what mainstream media offers women today. In her column Pursuit of Perfection, she explores the importance of rectifying the balance of inner and outer beauty through essays, poems and articles on self-esteem, shame, family, and self- acceptance.