You’re finally meeting the parents, but just as the excitement starts to set in, panic comes and smacks you in the face. Many relationships meet this new milestone, and if you’re lucky, your partner will still like you after it’s over. But should you need a little guidance to help you through, The Frisky offers a few tips to help you maintain your sanity…and your relationship.
From The Frisky:
Under the best of circumstances, meeting your partner’s parents is stressful. At worst, it can feel like moderating peace negotiations in the Middle East. In a perfect world, we would all have great relationships with our parents. We’d have similar world views, they’d be comfortable with our sexual and gender identities, and they would embrace our choice of partner with open arms. Instead, meeting the parents of your intended — or your intended for the moment — can be fraught with awkwardness and anxiety. There’s no clear cut answer about when and how you should take this step. Thankfully, we’ve got some tips on how to approach it with grace and confidence.
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