I want them to see me as an authority figure.
The authority figure just happened to be a law professor.
Parents and teachers are the two major authority figures in children's lives.
I felt that this is what these children needed more of - an authority figure who also shows a human side.
The respect the male authority figure and will all protect him.
The break from the true collaborative approach is in having an authority figure present.
He wanted them to have a real father, not like the distant authority figure that was all he'd ever known.
It was not the first time he had been in trouble with authority figures.
"That was what all the authority figures in my life had been telling me for years."
He's always responded well to authority figures in the past.
But the issue of the father figure was also personal to him.
They had lost a father figure and a true friend.
David also seems to be looking for a father figure.
I've been almost like a father figure, I guess you could say.
I wanted him to feel that he had a father figure in his life.
Some people think that the old man is a father figure.
The doctor, has come to think of him as a father figure.
But he saw a real opportunity here, to act as a father figure to the girl.
There was no traditional family in the series with both a mother and a father figure.
He is still the father figure his men loved him for being.