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[–] SweetChicken 0 points 31 points (+31|-0) ago 

When you meet her mother remember that is likely what her daughter will resemble at that age. While I know this isn’t always the case, I still wish I had figured this out sooner.

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[–] Norm85 0 points 18 points (+18|-0) ago 

Not just looks.

The apple does not fall far from the tree. Try to meet both parents early in the relationship. Your partner's relationships with their own parents is a strong indicator of how they'll relate to you once the honeymoon period has ended.

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[–] SweetChicken 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

You speak the truth. In my situation, my wife did not receive parenting from both parents due to the early divorce. My mother-in law learned the hard way with her poor decisions. It’s funny because many times I consider speaking with her mother about issues because I know she’ll agree with me because she already learned that lesson. On the other hand it’s her daughter and I refrain because I worry she’ll just act like a typical irrational woman. Maybe one day I’ll pull this trigger.

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[–] vastrightwing 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Corollary, talk to her dad and listen what he says about his wife.

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[–] Germ22 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

That is one of the few relationship advises i got from my dad at a early age. It is so true and i have always remembered it and been able to avoid some really bad relationships heading that advice. Not just looks, but personality as well.