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Tips for Meeting Your Boyfriend's Parents

The expressions you're hoping to avoid.

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One night, as you're getting ready to snuggle on the sofa to watch a movie with your boyfriend, he turns to you and says, "I think that we should have dinner with my parents this weekend." Is "yikes!" your first reaction? Meeting the parents for the first time can be a scary proposition. What if they don't like you? What if you don't like them? The saying that you don't get a second chance to make a first impression is true, and if the first meeting goes badly, it could put a damper on your relationship. If the thought of meeting your boyfriend's parents is enough to send you into a panic, calm down. By the time you finish reading this top 10 list, you'll know exactly what to do to ensure that things go as smoothly as possible.

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