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4 Times You Should Listen to Your Grandmother’s Dating Advice

It’s natural to completely disregard your grandmother’s dating advice; because after all, dating is a lot different now than it was back in her time right? Wrong. We mean, yay technology and double yay to how far we’ve come in terms of femme power, but a lot of the same old wholesome values that were prevalent in your grandmother’s time are just as relevant now as they were back then. Confused? Don’t be; here are 5 times you should listen to your grandmother’s dating advice.

What to Wear Man

What to Wear When You Meet Your Girlfriend’s Parents

First impressions are everything, especially when meeting your girlfriend’s parents. The key to choosing what to wear to meet your girlfriend’s parents is to wear something that projects your best qualities — qualities that your girlfriend’s parents would value. Three major qualities that every parent wants to see in their girlfriend’s boyfriend are loyalty, respect and a sense of humour. Here’s how to ensure that your outfit highlights all three of these qualities:

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What to Wear When You Meet Your Boyfriend’s Parents

First impressions are everything, especially when meeting your boyfriend’s parents. One major part of making a good impression is how you dress. The key to choosing what to wear when you meet your boyfriend’s parents is to wear something that projects your best qualities—qualities that your boyfriend’s parents will value as well. The goal is not to pretend to be someone you’re not, but to highlight all of your great qualities that you know his parent’s will love through your outfit. We chose three qualities that every girlfriend should have in a relationship and explained what you can wear to highlight those qualities in your outfit.

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How to Introduce a New Love Interest to Your Kids

Finding a new love interest who you deem worthy to meet your children is an exciting event, but also very worrisome when it comes to your children. Will your children like your partner? How will they take the news? Will they be accepting? These are all common questions that we’ve taken into consideration for this article. To learn the answers, read below for “How to Introduce a New Love Interest to Your Kids.”


Advice for Your First Thanksgiving as a New Couple

Your first Thanksgiving as a new couple can help you learn a lot about your new partner – especially if you have yet to meet his family. On the other hand, it can be a stressful time because you might feel like you have to be on your absolute best behaviour. With Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend and American Thanksgiving also on the horizon, we’re sharing our top tips for surviving your first Thanksgiving holiday as a new couple.


Should I Bring my New Girlfriend to a Family Holiday?

Paul from Auburn Hills asks…Lava365 Ask the Expert

Every year I spend Thanksgiving with my parents. I’ve brought a girlfriend with me before, but they didn’t really like her and it was awkward. I’m dating someone new and they asked me to bring her to meet the family, but I don’t know if it’s a good idea. It’s a pretty new relationship, but she seems open to the idea. Could use some advice.



7 Tips for When You Meet His Parents

7 tips for meeting his parents

1. Understand that his family are people. Just like you and just like your family!

His family is not a bunch of monsters. His parents are no different than your own parents. Sure, they may have different personalities, different ideas, and even different ways of life. But underneath it all they are just people. They will have their own insecurities, and want you to like them just as much as you want them to like you.

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