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8 Lessons a Father Can Teach His Daughter: To dispel the stereotype that women should avoid confrontation at all costs, it’s important for young girls to accept their “anger and assertiveness,” says Linda Nielsen, EdD, educational and adolescent psychologist at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and author of  the book, Between Fathers and Daughters. “[A girl] has to be really comfortable expressing her anger and being assertive. If she can’t do it with her dad, she [won’t be able to] do it with a male boss, boyfriend, all the way down the line,” Dr. Nielsen notes.

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