Show less Naturally, you want to share the news with your loved ones, such as your parents. But this can be tricky if you have a long distance relationship LDR. Your parents and others may not view a LDR as positively as you do, even if your boyfriend is a wonderful person who your parents will like.
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Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Culture Shrink. But I am struck by how little people know about what may be the strongest factor in their choice of mate and their tendencies towards attraction —their own family members. But thinkers from Sophocles to Freud have also understood that the love between parents and children is one fraught with complex emotions, from the Oedipal and Electra complexes and beyond.
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Never neglect prayer. Now, if that reason is a shallow reason, then by all means, confront your parents out of respect and let them know your heart on the matter; but if they dislike the person for an internal matter, something characteristic, then keep an eye out. Your parents truly do have your best interests at heart and only desire the best for you. This is how your parents are thinking, because they desire a good life for you and someone that will support and encourage you not only emotionally, but financially and in any other way life has to offer in the future. But just know that life still goes on, and your desires for marriage are still very real.
For some of us, it's really important that our parents approve of our partner. If you're close to your family or just have a lot of respect for them, it can feel like a must that they like your partner. I love the fact that my mom and girlfriend get along, and it was a total nightmare when my parents and step parents quite rightly didn't approve of some of my earlier choices. Some parents, like my parents, may make their dislike obvious.