When it comes to the act of dating, there’s a couple of moments that will leave anyone sweaty and nervous. Some of these big moments could be the first date or the first time meeting her friends, but nothing will shatter your resolve as much as the first time you have to meet her parents.
It’s a scary situation, so let’s take a look at some do’s and don’t – just in case.
Unless they specifically claim otherwise, you’re talking to “Mr.” and “Mrs.”. I’m fully aware of the fact they have first names, but you’d not on a first name basis just yet. That’ll happen when it has to happen.
Bring a Gift
It doesn’t have to be something big, but a nice bottle of wine to share over dinner can break the ice in more than one way. Just remember that red wine is for red meats only. Everything else goes with a nice dry white. Thank me later.
Don’t Look At Your Phone
Yes, we know you’d rather be somewhere else, but stop making it so obvious. Be in the moment and at least make it look like you want to get to know everything about these people. Your internet persona can survive unattended for a few hours.