But as you two get more serious, you should start sharing more about this special guy in your life. If you complain to your parents about your partner, and/or you complain to your SO about your parents before they meet, you're only further the bond that could be possible between them, says Sandella.Such remarks can stick in their minds and make them biased against each other, which will probably bite you in the ass if and when they do meet. "When you become serious about someone, you'll want to see how they interact with your parents and vice versa," says Sandella.
So, challenge your parents to a round of cornhole, or suggest breaking out that old Monopoly board."Spend the time fostering your partner's relationship with your parents and seeing what can happen," says Sandella.
"By doing this, you're making it clear to both your parents and your partner how important it is to you that they all get along." really want to know, though, is if I suddenly felt the urge to go back to my old ways and bring home a fuckboy, would there be any chance my parents could ever come around to him?
You can't help who you fall for (that's the best part about love, IMO).
It certainly puts me in an odd predicament: I don't want to compromise my romantic desires just for the sake of appeasing my family, but I've also grown tired of hiding the guys I'm dating from the people I love. So, I'm left with the question: How much should my family impact who I date and the decisions I make in my love life? In other words, don't totally base who you choose to date on whether or not you think your parents will like them.
Sometimes their disapproval will be valid, other times it will be irrational, but no matter what it will be hard for you to deal with.