Girls Without Daddies

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Filling the Void of a Fatherless Childhood

Cindy McPike

For young women who have lacked the influence of a supportive father figure during their formative years, hindrances such as attachment disorder, co-dependence, sexual promiscuity, and feelings of unworthiness may have prevented them from pursuing their life’s goals and leading an emotionally healthy life.

Self-initiated emotional transformation is like trying to find your way through the dark in a blindfold and earmuffs. Without the aid of practical tools to help disperse the impediments, it’s hard to realize dreams and fulfill desires while haunted by behaviors rooted in the past.

Girls without Daddies identifies many of the harmful behavioral patterns women are locked into as a result of childhood experiences without a positive father figure. Using examples from her own life, as a fellow-sufferer who made it through a successful business career, the author outlines the key thought processes that can help overcome typical self-defeating behaviors to forge a better life – happy, stable and successful in relationships. As a kindred spirit herself, Cindy McPike provides a straightforward guide to emotional healing that is both personal and practical.

Title: Girls without Daddies: Filling the Void of a Fatherless Childhood
ISBN-13: 978-0-9863770-6-8
Publisher: Jorvik Press
Published: December 1, 2017
List Price: $15.95
Size: 6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm)
166 pages; Black & White
BISAC: Self-Help/Personal Growth/Happiness

Cindy McPike

After graduating from Hillsboro High School in Oregon, Cindy McPike received a BS in Business Administration from Portland State University. Her career as a certified public accountant began at one of the Big Four accounting firms. She left as a manager to become the Director of Internal Audit of a publicly traded utility. Most recently she was Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded financial institution with over $10 billion in assets.

After taking early retirement, Ms. McPike now breeds champion Arabian and miniature horses on her ranch near Portland, Oregon

Table of Contents

1. Who Are the Girls Without Daddies?
2. Breaking Up is Hard to Do
3. Will You Always Feel Fatherless?
4. Judgement Causes Pain
5. Are You a Victim?
6. Own Your Feelings
7. Making Others Like You
8. Do You Avoid Conflict?
9. Do You Feel Worthless?
10. Do You Feel Like a Failure?
11. Finally, Emotional Maturity
12. Your Type of Guy
13. Using Sex to Get Your Man
14. Can Men Be Just Friends?
15. You Don’t Need to Be Rescued by a Man
16. Are You Attractive?
17. Are You an Optimist or a Pessimist?
18. When Daddy Returns
19. Faith as a Tool
20. Divorce is Ugly
21. Setting Goals
22. Domestic Violence and Abuse
Epilogue
Bibliography
References