How To Tell Your Dad You Love Him?

I know most of the time he acts like a big lug and may not seem comfortable with his emotions. But I promise you that on father’s day he’s open to hearing it. Tell him how much and why he means so very much to you. He’d probably like a present too and maybe some time for himself. 

As Father’s Day approaches we do some thinking about Dad. Things we should probably think about year ’round. Here are some meaningful ways to say you care.


  1. Tell him how he inspired you. As a young boy, Craig’s dad took him fly fishing every summer and from those experiences Craig gained a love of nature. After college Craig became a forest ranger, the career of his dreams. If your father has inspired you in any way, this is the ideal time to acknowledge him for the contribution he is making to your life. Read More>>>

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About Ilissa Banhazl

Ilissa Banhazl is a licensed marriage and family psychotherapist, former grade school teacher and holds a masters degree in reading. She has a private practice in Glendora, CA and lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. She specializes in adult, adolescent, individual, couple, and family relationship counseling as well as eating disorder treatment and recovery. She facilitates a Women’s Support Group in Glendora as well as a Women’s Disordered Eating & Body Image Group. Ilissa authors 3 therapy blogs, Marriage and Family, Eating Disorders and Group Therapy. You can follow her at FB and Twitter. or
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