The Rules: Meeting the Parents

You're awesome! You'll do just fine! Why wouldn't they love you? Well...just in case, here are some Do's and Dont's (16 Photos)

Melissa F. Pheterson on Jul 25, 2012 at 4:53PM

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The Rules: Meeting the Parents

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DO Bring a Gift

Never underestimate the power of a present, says psychologist Michelle Golland. “Parents want to feel respected for their position.” Ask your guy for suggestions (olive oil if they like to cook, a bottle of wine if they entertain) and stay between $15-$35. You don’t want it to seem like an outright bribe. Plus, thoughtfulness trumps flashiness.

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