The superior man loves his father but is not influenced by him. He lives like his father is dead.
Imagine that you father died or remember when he did die.
Do you have any feeling of relief?
How would you live differently if you never had to please your father?
What about if you never had to show your father that you are worthy?
Start doing things that you avoided because of the influence of your father.
Practice being free of his subtle expectations.