We give you five appropriately-memorable meet-the-parents outfits to choose from, so all you have to do is turn on that natural 'I care about your son but won't ever steal him away from you' charm.
MEET THE PARENTS
Attending a religious event like Passover that's unfamiliar to you can be stressful, especially when you're worried about making a good impression on your boyfriend or girlfriend's family. Here are some tips that will ensure that it all goes smoothly.
You and your guy have been dating for a few months and are still getting to know each other. Is he "The One?" Maybe, but you're either not 100 percent sure — or don't want to scare him off by laying all your cards out on the table. How do you go about handling holidays like Easter or Passover?
Gossip Girl star Blake Lively hit the streets of Vancouver with Beau and Green Lantern co-star Ryan Reynolds for some cupcakes and shopping earlier this week. Even more of a reason to travel up north, Reynolds parents and brothers reside in the area and have been eager to meet the girl Ryan has been getting cozy with for quite some time now.
When you're meeting your significant other's family for the first time during the holidays, the pressure can be on to bring something memorable — in a good way.
Whether you've been dating for weeks or years, the first holiday meal you spend at his family's house is unnerving. Hopefully, you've met his family before this big day, though maybe you haven't. Regardless, the premiere Thanksgiving at his parents' house is an entirely new adventure — who knows what you're walking into?
Ahh, Thanksgiving. A time of turkey, travel, tryptophan, and repeated viewings of "A Christmas Story" surrounded by family. If you're coupled up in a relationship, you boo is probably in the picture, too, and perhaps-awkwardly negotiating an overnight bedroom situation.
If you’re in a new relationship, the looming holidays may mean you’re a tad anxious about meeting "the family." Naturally, you want to make a good impression, and while it’s what’s on the inside that counts, your appearance will speak for you before you even open your mouth.
Summer 2011 officially comes to a close next Monday, September 5, and we're all looking forward to relaxing during the long weekend. With a multitude of party ideas to choose from, it can be quite overwhelming for couples to decide what to do for Labor Day. So we here at YourTango compiled some of our favorite festivities inspirations, perfect for any couple looking to spend quality time with each other and their family and friends.
Disney starlet Selena Gomez paid a visit to the "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" last night, where she chatted about fellow guest Jim Carrey, growing up in Texas, and of course her new squeeze Justin Bieber.
We've all dated someone who didn't pass our parents' approval meter, but nothing, not even Dad's "rules for courting my little girl" lectures, can beat how this 47 year-old German man taught his daughter's older boyfriend a lesson. Helmut Seifert, father of a seventeen year-old girl, castrated Philip Genscher, 57, with a bread knife after an anonymous tipper notified him of their relationship.
If you're lucky, the first time meeting your significant other's relatives generates a droll little tale about mispronouncing his mother's name or spilling red wine on Aunt Sue—minor embarrassments that fuel anecdotes to share with future children. But, what if you find you are marrying into Appalachian forest people? What if your future father-in-law cops a feel during the introductory hug? What if you find yourself hanging out naked with your in-laws? Families are insane, no doubt, but marvelous in-laws happen when the insane fits.
After getting a good look at Brad Pitt on Oprah Winfrey, ladies can't stop talking about his new accessory: the mustache. Smitten would like to know if the mustache is a do or a don't. Did you know that testicular cancer is the most common cancer in males between ages 15-40? DearSugar reports how to check your guy for testy cancer. "Take both hands and gently cup his testicles (check both carefully). Keep in mind that testicles are usually smooth, oval-shaped, somewhat firm, and one testicle may be larger than the other. As you gently roll his business between your thumb and forefingers, feel for lumps, swelling, or hardness." The holidays are quickly approaching and if you're about to meet his parents for the first time, The Frisky says to go prepared. Before shaking their hands, it is recommended that you ask your guy what his parents are actually like. Churchgoers? Ex-hippies? Military type?