If they have, it’s because they feel strongly about the relationship and want their parents’ input and approval," Masini says.In other words, if you've already met their parents, it’s safe to suggest that they meet yours. It turns out that while meting the parents is a big deal, it doesn't have to be scary. Check out the entire Gen Why series and other videos on Facebook and the Bustle app across Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.Are you doing all the things that couples do, like planning vacations together, dropping cash on large mutual purchases, or — and this is the big one — planning to spend holidays together?Then, according to Masini, it's time to include families in the equation. If so, Masini says that’s a good sign that the time is right.When this doesn’t happen, it’s often because your partner is playing the field or not interested in a commitment," says Masini.Sometimes the best way to know if it's time is to just trust your gut.You can be swept up in the honeymoon phase and feel like you’ve met the one before you even know who they are.
For one, it’s a great test run to see how the people in your SO's life will react to you, but it also gives you some insight into how your new partner really feels about you.Masini explains that meeting the friends is actually a bigger step than you might initially think.If they cant wait for you to meet their BFFs, "it’s because [they are] proud of you and of [their] relationship with you, and want to show you off and show off the fact that you’re together.Susan has been asked by close friends and family who are aware of the affair what drove a successful, attractive, intelligent woman to start and continue a relationship with a married man for nearly three years?When a married man courts a woman, he takes a huge risk—a risk that reveals he wants her very much.When a man roams, he is probably not happy at home.2. Right" away from his wife—even if it means taking an increasingly tenuous emotional risk.