meet the parents

Dater X: Meet The Parents

This week in Things I Worried About But Shouldn’t Have: The Bartender met my parents.

Generally speaking, I don’t tend to fret about boyfriends meeting Mama and Papa X. For one thing, my parents are delightful humans who go out of their way to be friendly to all of the rare specimens that… More »


Make It Stop: “I’m Afraid My Parents Will Hate My New Boyfriend”

Introducing a new relationship to the folks is nervewracking as it is, but especially so when they didn’t like the last guy you brought home… More »


Family Affairs: How Not To Handle The Holiday Meet & Greet

There comes a time in every free-wheeling, fun-having relationship where a lady has to suck it up, buckle down and meet the people who spawned her beloved. Nine times out of ten, this happens around the holidays, and there is almost always a festive meal involved. The most wonderful time of the year? Yeah, right. More »


Quickies!: A New Name For Hot Guys With Beards

A field guide to the metrognome. [Jezebel]
Wendy Whitaker was deemed a sex offender 10 years ago for giving her 16-year-old boyfriend a blow job when she was 17. Now, she and her husband are being evicted from their home because it’s near a school. [College Candy]
A list of the seven most annoying people… More »


Poll: Who Is It Most Important To Impress — Friends Or Family?

Last night on Maxim Radio (Sirius 108), hosts Devore & Diana were talking about test dates and how meeting the friends and meeting the parents are the biggest examples of a person being tested in a new relationship. Then callers went back and forth about which was more important — impressing the parents, the siblings,… More »