Couple different things to add to the discussion here. I think you can have a good mix of dating and hanging out with your friends without upsetting both of them. I'm very fortunate that my girlfriend likes sports and can actually talk intelligently about them. She didn't go to ISU but her 2 brothers did and she's become somewhat of a Cyclone fan now that she's been dating me and even bought season FB tickets with our group the past 2 years now. She plays softball with us too (she played it in college so they don't mind that either!) so we do a lot of the same things that our friends like to do that also have social aspects to them. We also like to have our own nights sometimes too where everyone might be trying to pry us out to the bar but we'd rather just go out or stay home to catch a movie sometimes too. We aren't blowing them off, just sometimes you can't spend every moment with your group of friends. I have friends that date or are married now that you hardly ever see them around now so at least someone else takes the reputation for never coming out! You have to have a good mix of friends and relationship else you are going to wind up abandoning 1 or the other at some point. You can't spend every moment of every day with your significant other and expect to maintain healthy relationships with your friends. I've seen it already where this has happened to people I know and their friends just don't care anymore and don't bother going out of their way to talk or include them in things.
As for the daughter thing, I pray that I just have 2 boys and that's it. A teenage daughter scares the hell out of me because I know what teenage boys are thinking and I would be much more able to put the fear of God into a boy than than have to deal with all the rollercoaster emotions that can come from girls. I have a feeling that regardless I may not be a very popular dad because I can see myself doing a lot of the same thngs my parents did and back then I didn't think mom and dad were very cool. But looking back I'm glad they did because I've seen other people I know learn things the hard way when their parents probably could have done things better to possibly prevent it.
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