My daughter and my partner have an amazing relationship. And, because I am a grown-ass, mature woman, I'm obviously not envious. At all. Not even a little bit. Contrary to what others think about father-daughter dates, I find absolutely nothing wrong with some one-on-one time for dads and their little girls. But there are definitely some things dad shouldn't when they're hanging out with their daughters, and those things are very simple and basic. It's easy to forget that, in this country at least, men aren't raised to be nurturers. As a result, many of them don't really know how to be good fathers. Instead, the society we live in raises the majority of men to be borderline toxic and, well, that could be problematic when it comes to family and relationships.
My partner and our daughter go out together all the time. He will take her to random trips to the supermarket, to get his car serviced, and for walks and bike rides in the park. They spend a good amount of time together and I really love their relationship. It's amazing to watch any father and his daughter enjoy each other's company, and watching my partner with our daughter is even more incredible. Since I often work in the evenings, much of the afternoon and night parenting responsibilities are left to my partner, so our daughter is used to him bathing her and putting her to sleep.
When fathers spend time with their daughters, they are teaching their daughters that paternal involvement is typical and not, in fact, odd. Fathers can have a great influence the lives of their daughters, to be sure, but they should not do the following when spending time together: