7 Rules To Meeting The Parents For The First Time
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7 Rules To Meeting The Parents For The First Time

Always remember your manners.

7 Rules To Meeting The Parents For The First Time

When it comes to meeting the parents everyone freaks out. You always hear “it’s all about the first impression” and for most cases it is. However, meeting the parents is not something you should stress about any longer. Keep in mind these may be your in-laws one day so try to make a good impression.

1. Always keep a smile on your face

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In my experience I’ve learned that the best thing you can do is always to SMILE. I dated a guy once whose parents didn’t speak English so I just laughed and smiled. They ended up falling in love with me because they thought I was the sweetest girl.

2. Always listen to everything

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Make sure to pay attention to the conversation. You don’t want to come off as uninterested because than they won’t have a good impression of you. Always be present and contribute to the conversation.

3. The first time try to bring something

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Do not overspend or buy something to express their parents. The best way to win over their parents is to bring something homemade. Whenever I meet parents I try to bring homemade dessert. This always wins over their hearts because it shows them that their son will never go hungry.

4. Don't be too touchy with your partner

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This just makes everyone feel awkward. Back to making a bad impression, this one has no exampling; JUST DON’T DO IT.

5. Dress to impress

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You can tell a lot about a person just by the way that they dress. You don’t want to come off as a slob or hooch. Just be casual while not overdress. IF YOU’RE A GUY PLEASE GROOM YOURSELF.

6. Always compliment

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Make sure you try to give compliments to his parents. It will make the situation a little more comfortable. I always compliment my boyfriend's mom. It helps that she always is wearing something cute though. But do not overdo it.

7. Manners are important

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Always make sure to show how your mama raised you. Do not forget to always say please and thank you. Additionally, make yourself useful. Always make sure you offer to help out with doing something. It’s rude to just sit on the coach and not do anything.

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