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Love Lessons We Learned From Our Dads

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For Father's Day we thought we'd see what dear old dad had to say about love.

Father's Day is just around the bend and while you'll be giving your pop a tie, you should remember what the day is all about. It's about appreciating the bike-riding tips, room-and-board and wisdom that the big guy has provided. Our mission—making your love life super—makes us concentrate on the best love advice that dad has given our staff, our friends on Facebook and our followers on Twitter. Feel free to chime in with your own dad advice.

YourTango

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"Have safe sex." - Sarah Harrison, Vice President of Content & Branded Media

"Know what you want from a man." - Melanie Gorman, Senior Vice President of YourTango Experts

"Marriage is not an insurance policy; more often than not it changes the most spectacular love into something unrecognizable." - Susan Boyd, Senior Marketing Consultant

"Keep them at arm's length." - Claire Daniel, Celebrity Editor

"An asshole ex is like a malignant tumor. You have to cut him out to begin recovery. (My dad's a surgeon.)" - Denise Ngo, Editor-at-large

"You can't change someone's personality, vices or habits...no matter how hard you try." - Laura Franco, Super Intern

"Remember that we're all on the same team here." - Tom Miller, Guy

Our Tweet Peeps

"To find a man who treats me with respect. My stepdad is still SO harsh on guys I date... but I appreciate his protectiveness." - @NatashaNBurton

"That it's my mother's fault his life is ruined lol." - @AllHailQueenAli

"Stay alert." - @My_T_AFROdite

"Leave them hood rats alone" - @iamsnowking3009

"Trust no woman." - @gransome

And Our Facebook Fans

"Marry rich, cause you can't live with us forever." - Karen L

"Just remember every man expects his wife to cook, clean, make children, bring him beer, love him, obey him, etc... EVERY MAN! They just don't admit it." - Kate Y

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"There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations." - Brent T

"Loving each other isn't enough. You've got to respect each other." - Michelle P

"Don't wear too much eye makeup or people will think you're a butana." - Kimber S

"Watch how he treats his mother, because once he is comfortable with you that's how he'll treat you." - Wendy M

"If a boy really likes you, he will come after you." - Amy R

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