Oprah Winfrey and Iyanla Vanzant Have Spoken Up for Them. Now Fatherless Daughter Women Are Speaking Up For Themselves and Telling Their Own Stories in “The Making of a Fatherless Daughter” Documentary Film!
*Author, Speaker, Radio Host and Fatherless Daughter Advocate, Angela Carr Patterson is thrilled to introduce her new soon to be released documentary, “The Making of a Fatherless Daughter.” According to recent studies, one in three children in the US grow up without a father.
Recently, Oprah Winfrey and lyanla Vanzant did an Expose` on Daddyless Daughters on the OWN Television Network. Since that time, much as been written and spoken about the impact on a girl’s life when she grows up fatherless.
Conversations about Fatherless Daughters have increased with new theories and studies that show many negative consequences on a girl growing up without an attentive, loving father. New books are on the rise, television shows are being created and even the bloggers are hopping on the bandwagon to talk about fatherless daughters.
“It’s as if we have become some sort of phenomenon,” says Angela Carr Patterson, author of the highly acclaimed book, “I’m Not That Woman…A Fatherless Daughter’s Journey to Being.” Patterson continues to say, “Everyone is trying to tell our stories, but we are the ones who lived it. I think it’s about time that we had our say and tell our own stories, in our own unique way.”
With the success of her book, Angela has traveled speaking to women who grew up with an unattached, unavailable or absent father. Through these workshops, she has helped women from around the world heal their daddy wounds through the seven guiding principles taken from her book.
Understanding the depth of this pain and the many severe consequences experienced by fatherless daughters once they reach adulthood, Angela is on a mission to help women heal and create a new narrative for their lives. As a third generation fatherless daughter herself, Angela knows first hand what it feels like to be invisible to your father while growing up. And as a result of this one key-missing element in her life, she certainly struggled to make her life work. After her first marriage of sixteen years ended in a bitter divorce, Angela began what she calls her, “Journey to Being.” The “Journey to Being” process consist of seven principles that she incorporated in her life to help her move through her pain to healing her daddy wounds and to now living a life of love, acceptance and forgiveness.
As the founder of The Fatherless Daughter Network, Angela is thrilled to introduce her new soon to be released documentary, “The Making of a Fatherless Daughter.” This powerful and sensitive short film features the stories of five women who grew up as fatherless daughters. Two of the women in film were raised with their fathers in the home. Viewers of the film will come to learn why they still considered themselves fatherless daughters. Their stories are told with transparency, honesty, a lot of raw emotions. But more importantly, they are told with an intense amount of forgiveness and love.
“The women in this film placed it all there for us to see. They were authentic, real and transparent”, says Angela. Angela continues on by saying, “It’s time that we had our say and told our own stories. We are not a study or a statistic, but we are real women whose lives have been impacted by this issue. We are not here to blame our dads or play the victim. We are not broken or damaged, we simply needed to heal our daddy wounds and rewrite a new story for our lives. And that’s exactly what we’ve done. This documentary will reveal this for all to see.”
The Making of a Fatherless Daughter is a must see film for every female who has ever felt the pain, emptiness and loneliness that comes from having an unavailable, unattached or absent dad. This film not only shows that it’s possible for women to heal their daddy wounds, but if they are willing, it’s also inevitable.”
To learn more about how to host a Making of a Fatherless Daughter Workshop and Documentary or to attend one in your area, mail inquiries to [email protected]