Dating family friends daughter
I am very upset that my daughter is willing to hurt my family just to please him.
I know in the past he has tried to guilt her into this.
Most of my extended family lives in New York, and we live three hours away.
My husband, two daughters, and I have always celebrated holidays with my extended family members who are very close.
Would keeping your relationship a secret from your family make you feel good in the long run?
It might seem like the easiest solution, but remember: all healthy relationships are built on trust, respect and communication, and that includes your relationship with your family.
His family lives fifteen minutes away from our house and all of his relatives live locally as well.
My daughter and boyfriend go to the same college and see each other all of the time.
(If it matters, we pay for her car insurance, health insurance, and phone.
You might even want to ignore what they say and just shut them out or keep your relationship a secret from them.
Those are pretty common first reactions, but it can be helpful to think through the situation further.
They may see some unhealthy behaviors in your partner that you don’t see. Ask your friends what they think about your partner. If so, take some time to consider whether or not any of your partner’s behaviors are warning signs.
You can always call, chat or text with a loveisrespect peer advocate if you need more help!
When you’re in a relationship, it may be important to you that your family gets along with your partner. It’s awesome when our partners can be involved in multiple areas of our lives and hang out with the other people we care about. What if your parents or other family members disapprove of your partner? It might make you feel terrible or torn between your family and your partner.