I am almost 15 years old and my parents will not let me have a boyfriend, no matter what i do or say. I really like this guy and he likes me a lot too, but my parents are being jerks about the whole thing. What do i do?
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Well, my mom is really cool about all this relationship stuff, but her one condition is that she knows the guy I'm going out with.
In your situation I would probably tell my more approachable parent that I have feelings for a guy, and I really would appreciate it if they (rents) would meet my boyfriend before they voted yea or nay. Bring the boy over for dinner, make him wear a tie and not spike his hair. Try to make sure things are pleasant, relaxed, open. Make sure everyone likes each other. Once your parents get to know the guy they might be more open to the idea of you going out with him. If they still need more persuasion, assure your parents you'll only go out with him on group dates. After they get comfortable with that, ease them into the idea of solo dates. Time consuming yes, but no doubt worth it in the end. Thats how I wormed my way into the social stratosphere. Give it a go, and see how it works out.
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