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Pornstarmartinis Thu 12-Oct-17 16:57:24

I'm 32 and I feel like a teenager.
We have been dating for 7 weeks now.
He invited me for a meal with his parents tonight but I thought it was too soon..I don't know what I want and what this is yet.
I've said another time but I'm terrified about meeting them.
He is 36 and his parents seem lovely from what I've heard.
Is this normal?

AnonEvent Thu 12-Oct-17 17:00:03

Is it normal? I could be, depending on the situation.

But based on this ... but I thought it was too soon..I don't know what I want and what this is yet. it sounds like it's too soon in this situation.

My parents are a bit tricky, so I tended to leave it a while before introducing them to boyfriends, however, if he's very close to his folks, and they're good, easy, company, then I can see it might feel natural to introduce you to them earlier.

But what really matters is how you feel, and it sounds like you feel like it's too much, too soon.

AnonEvent Thu 12-Oct-17 17:00:13

Question: does he live with them?

Pornstarmartinis Thu 12-Oct-17 17:04:01

He doesn't no.
He has his own house.

WhatwouldAryado Thu 12-Oct-17 17:12:05

I'd be very surprised after 7 weeks. Have you spent a lot of that time together?

biffyboom Thu 12-Oct-17 17:13:48

He probably really likes you and sees your relationship as going somewhere positive.

LalaLeona Thu 12-Oct-17 18:06:53

I think you should woman up at the age of 32! What's the big deal? Unless he's more into you than you are him..?

KityGlitr Thu 12-Oct-17 18:10:36

I dunno, it's nerve wracking as you want to make a good impression but I've always been excited to meet the people that created somebody I'm crazy about and get to know their family!

Seven weeks is early though, maybe your gut is onto something.

Aquamarine1029 Thu 12-Oct-17 18:10:43

I second the view of what's the big deal? You're a grown woman in your 30s, FGS. His parents are just people. Surely you don't freak out like this meeting other people. Your boyfriend seems like a nice guy who has nice parents and he would like for you to meet them. Seriously, relax.

Fekko Thu 12-Oct-17 18:13:03

Maybe a drink or coffee (with tickets for a show so that it can't drag on) would be a quick and relaxed way to say hi.

ReasonableLlama Thu 12-Oct-17 18:15:22

They are just people. Just by meeting them doesn’t mean you have to get married and have babies anytime soon. Go and have a great time!

However, if you think it’s too soon then don’t go!

ReasonableLlama Thu 26-Oct-17 20:44:18

How did it go?

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