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Meeting the SO: 6 ways to make “meet the parents” a better experience

Meet the parents is a stressful part of dating. But what if you are the parents?

When you’re dating, the ever looming meeting-of-the-parents can be a nerve wracking experience. If you have young adult children who are in the dating pool, you are those parents! When it comes to meeting your child’s significant other, there are some things you can do to make the experience more comfortable for all parties.

Psychologist Dr. Tom Golightly shares the six things parents can do when meeting the boyfriend or girlfriend. He shares three stages: the set-up, the meet-up, and after the introductions, and the best way to approach each phase.

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