In scripture, men were not allowed to pursue the women they wanted unless her father gave him permission to pursue.
Bottom line—because of cultural shifts, declining morality and the lack of fathers in homes, this tradition is fading among the majority of women today and we are reaping the consequences.
- Have easy access to us due to that missing hedge of protection
- Are not afraid to disrespect and take advantage of us because there is no one there to split his wig
- Don’t care if they have been approved by our families or not
- Have the ability to play games with our hearts without being held accountable
Having that male security system that comes from having a strong, righteous father (or father figure) alerts the men in your midst to know they have to come correct or don’t come around at all.
Should any dusty dude pursue you for the wrong reasons, a righteous father figure is easily able to discern he is not good for you.
No matter whether you have a father, an absent father or a father who fell short, it’s extremely important for you to not engage with a man on an ongoing basis without him meeting an important, strong male figure in your life.
Watch my video below to find out why men who don’t want to engage this strong male figure don’t need to be in your life.