Dad Proudly Shows Off Pink Nails Painted By Daughter; Coworkers Mock Him

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Written By Abraham

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You know those little moments that just make your day?

For one dad, it was letting his daughter unleash her inner artist on his nails.

A splash of pink, a sprinkle of joy, and voilà! Who knew a simple father-daughter bonding moment could spark so much chatter?

Source: Reddit (u/Kildaredaxter)

A Colorful Bond

Over the weekend, the dad let his daughter paint his nails with her bright pink nail polish.

It was a fun and spontaneous activity, turning an ordinary day into a special father-daughter moment.

Monday’s Surprise

Come Monday, the dad decided to wear the pink polish to work, a bold choice especially given his surroundings.

He explained, “I’m a dude in a rural town with a lot of small minded conservative types.”

Despite the potential for raised eyebrows, he wore the color with pride, not just as a fashion statement, but as a testament to the joy it brought his daughter.

However, as the day progressed, the reactions varied.

While some colleagues might have seen it as a fun weekend story, others weren’t as understanding.

He added, “So a few derogatory comments but it made my kiddo happy so I thought I would show off her work.”

Juggling Work and Dad Duties

The pink nails weren’t just about making a statement.

For this hands-on dad, there were practical considerations too.

He had to remove some of the glitter polish because, well, glitter and wood stain don’t mix.

Especially not when you’re working on a client’s cabinets.

“I did have to take off some other glitter she did, but I couldn’t have it getting into the wood stain I’m using at a client’s location,” he mentioned.

And while he’s busy sanding and repainting cabinet doors, those pink nails serve as a fun reminder of his weekend with his daughter.

The Online Response

Taking his story to Reddit, the dad shared a photo of his pink nails and the tale behind them. The post resonated with many, quickly garnering a slew of reactions.

One user commented, “They’re just jealous. Looking good,” while another shared a heartwarming memory, “My dad let me paint his nails when I was little.

He also would play Pretty, Pretty Princess with me so yeah, you’re a good dad.”

Others chimed in with messages of support like, “Looking great! And to hell with anyone who gives you a hard time about it,” and “I love it! She did great and I personally loooove men with painted nails.”

The overwhelming sentiment was clear: the internet was here for this dad’s vibrant display of fatherly love, even if some of his coworkers weren’t.

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