"Nothing encourages a little healthy reflection and self-assessment like having a kid.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.
This ritual vetting was an important part of protecting the human species from random romantic mistakes.
Do you have rules for who your kids can and can not date?
Marcus Luttrell, the retired Navy SEAL whose memoir Lone Survivor was made into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Mark Wahlberg, does.
Luttrell caused a sensation on Facebook by posting a list of requirements that any potential match to his daughter should meet.
The post has been shared about 4,900 times and “liked” by over 39,000 people.