The writer's Rush Limbaugh-loving dad made her promise never to become a "feminazi." Even as he raised her to be smart, outspoken, independent—and to feel entitled to equal rights.
For this writer, coming to terms with her shame meant disappointing her father. And realizing it was worth it.
After years of dealing with her father’s fair-weather parenting, the writer did the hardest thing a daughter can do.
The writer’s father was anything but corporate. So when he whisked her and her siblings away to a company picnic, she braced herself for a mortifying adventure.
Our columnist couldn’t imagine existing without her best friend and father. Three years after his death, she’s learning how to live with the grief.