Rules for dating my doughter

The cartoonist Mike Dawson has two, and in recent years he's been publishing searching, honest short comics about the doubts and worries that parenting provokes. Nothing encourages a little healthy reflection and self-assessment like having a kid.[…] This flair for finding the surprising, perfect visual metaphor makes his new collection Rules for Dating My Daughter not just a thoughtful book but one that’s a pleasure to read."— Dan Kois, Slate"Dawson seems to be trying something genuinely difficult in his work: to portray […] well-rounded, rational decency, a goal not often earnestly attempted in comics, much less achieved.

However, in order to ensure that your clothes do not, in fact, come off during the course of your date with my daughter, I will take my electric nail gun and fasten your trousers securely in place to your ass.

When you get to know our daughter, you’ll get to know us too. So be sure you’re comfortable with me seeing what you’re sending.

I will ask you a lot of questions and make sure you know that I know how special my daughter is. No, I’m not going to be nosey, rude or obsessive about it But, if my daughter’s phone just happens to be laying on the table, and I see she’s gotten a text, I might take a look at it.

You may glance at her, so long as you do not peer at anything below her neck.

If you cannot keep your eyes or hands off of my daughter’s body, I will remove them.