So, you’re about to take the next step in your relationship by letting your boyfriend meet your family for the first time – are you terrified? Don’t worry, it’s totally okay to be a little freaked out, it’s a big deal! No-one wants to deal with the possibility of their parents hating their boyfriend, or vice versa. The idea of awkward silences combined with a family dinner pretty much sounds like my personal Hell.
Luckily, there are some ways to ease the pain of the collision of your two social worlds, so you don’t have to panic over visions of your Dad getting a gun or your Mum completely humiliating you. Do some prep-work, relax, and follow these tips for an almost entirely stress-free meeting.