Not only should you let them in on their flaws (that's probably no secret to your partner) but also why you appreciate them, and they will see your family member as more of a whole person than just an intimidating individual with their guard up.Your partner can only know you so well through mere dates, makeouts, and endless emoji-offs.But to actually meet the people who raised and grew up with you can be quite a trip for the unsuspecting new love in your life.Some family meetings are best saved until after you've been well-established as a couple for a few months, and other times it just feels right to bring your brand-new partner along the next time your parents stop by your place for a visit.You know, kinda like when certain people here aren't approved of by their roommates, so they move out and/or rant about it on RFD...again and again.............................again and again..............again and again.....
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In my book How to maintain a healthy relationship i said that most of the problems that happen in relationships result from lack of understanding of one another.
This is why learning more about the family of the person you are interested in is an essential task.
disastrous happening in real life are slim, first encounters with your guy's family can still be horribly scary.
Before you shake hands, commit these DON' Ts to memory—they're straight from family members who've been there."When my son brought his new girlfriend over for dinner the first time, she was texting on her cell phone the entire meal.