One Tennessee father has very simple rules for boys attempting to date his five daughters -- and they're going viral for how empowering they are to the little ladies he's raising."You'll have to ask them what their rules are," J. "I'm not raising my little girls to be the kind of women who need their daddy to act like a creepy possessive bada-- in order for them to be treated with respect."Welch, 39, continued: "You will respect them, and if you don't, I promise they won't need my help putting you back in your place."Dad's T-Shirt Outlines Rules for Daughter's Dating" data-reactid="25"The Jonesborough, Tennessee, father closed by telling potential suitors, "Good luck, pumpkin."The message seemed to resonate with readers as the "rules" went viral, with more than 18,000 people sharing them.
Welch and his wife, Natasha Welch, have a blended family where they're parents to five girls, ranging from the age of 6 to 16.
A show that kept its head down, churned up warm and fuzzy feelings and got a few laughs in the process.
From a purely creative standpoint Ritter's death slashed right at the heart of this show.
He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous.
His coworkers were discussing intimidating men who were coming to date their daughters.misogyny in it."" data-reactid="42""I understand the mindset. "But I'm more sensitive because a lot of the messaging has overtures of misogyny in it."Welch said although he grew up in a very "conservative household" where women were "submissive," he's really trying to ensure his daughters become the best women they can be."It’s trying to raise them to know who they want to be and to be who they want to be and to do what makes them happy," he explained.It was him that was the star, he was much of the reason I was drawn to the show, and it was his impeccable comic delivery that was able to elicit a laugh-out-loud response.In the wake of the tragedy, the show attempted what at the time might have been unthinkable.See more » Network: ABC; Genre: Family Sitcom; Content Rating: TV-G; Classification: Contemporary (star range: 1 - 4); Season Reviewed: Season 2 Unfortunately, '8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter' (based on the book by W.Bruce Cameron) will most likely be remembered as the last series that comedian John Ritter worked on before his tragic, sudden death in 2003.