Your father is trying to protect you. As a teenage girl you are very vulnerable and you father understands this, probably moreso than your mother. Remember, fathers were once teenage boys and they know all the tricks that people use to try to take advantage of young girls. I'm a father of girls myself, including a teenager, and a former teenage boy so I know what I'm talking about. I do believe that my wife is much more naive about these things, not being able to look at then from a man's point of view. Now I'm not suggesting that living with your mother wouldn't be a good thing for you to do but I'm not sure you want it for the right reasons. I actually believe that young girls need the influence of their father in their lives, even more than they need their mother's. I assume that you at least have visitation with your mother and that's a good thing. But as I commented on Lunagoddess' post above, the grass is seldom greener on the other side. I think you may be getting yourself into the trap of thinking that it is and that's a bad mistake to make.