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Help!!! Visiting my girlfriends parents for the first time what should i call them?

Do they like it when i call them Mom or Dad when actually meeting them or should i just stick with sir and mam? etc. Really wanna impress them for sure. I could use a hand. : ) thanks! or if you are a parent what would you like to be called when you meet a future bf or gf.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Since you are meeting them for the first time,you can not call them mom and dad since that is a measure of familiarity and acceptance. Call them by the last name by which they are introduced to you. For example if they are introduced to you as Mr and Mrs John Doe,you would address him as Mr Doe and address her as Mrs Doe unless they ask you or give you permission to either call them by their first names or some other name. That is the proper protocol. After some time of dating their daughter and the more they know you and like you and if it seems as if you are going to get married,then it may become the time to call them mom and dad.Do not forget to add the term sir and maam to your greeting. I wish you the best.

  • 1 decade ago

    Give the dad a strong handshake. Tell the mom she looks even younger than your girlfriend described her. Call them Mr and Mrs (Last Name). Speak loud and clear to them. Your girlfriend will smooth over any rough conversation problems for you.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    in line with threat you could desire to casually ask why they do no longer say female buddy. some human beings get caught if the guy isn't a husband or spouse, by way of fact the identify does not look adaquate. they'd nevertheless be processing or skittish. i do no longer understand how substantial it is to you, yet , being Pagan, I honestly have had my proportion of skirting around particular words and names for my kin convenience. they do no longer look after the words pagan and such, so therefor I and my acquaintances are "hippies" and "newagers". it can not substitute the international, so I basically enable it flow. If, even nevertheless, you're very severe approximately your female buddy and her place with you, you could would desire to threat your convenience zone alongside with your father and mom. it would desire to be they do no longer understand they have fallen into this trend. appreciate your flow to and solid success.

  • 1 decade ago

    stick with sir and mam it's a great cover.

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  • 1 decade ago

    gauge them first.

    if they seem serious or overbearing or judgemental, sir and ma'am is the way to go.

    if they seem friendly or uncertain or apprehensive, give 'em a huge smile and call them mom and dad. :)

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