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    i recently got my 1st proper boyfriend but dnt no how to tell my parents how did you tell them? Any advice please.
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    You don't have to tell them.
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    Depends on the cicumstances but try and be as grown up as possible, no shouting "off on one" if they don't like it.
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    (Original post by generalebriety)
    You don't have to tell them.
    thats true.
    you could leave it for a while before you tell them.
    it depends on what your rents are like.
    if you think theyll be fine and wont care tell they now if you must.
    if you think they will be bothered i wouldnt say anything just yet
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    Just say, "erm Mum, there's this boy i liked and he asked me out the other day, and i said yes" and see what she says.
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    I never knew how to do that. Last time it was an issue I just made sure they saw a picture of us kissing when I was showing them my photos from uni. Then he stayed over when my parents were away and I went to his so they just kind of figured it out from that. I don't think I'd ever feel right just saying 'mum, dad, I have a boyfriend'.
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    Yea, same here. My parents just sort of "got the hint" after a while. You don't need to tell them. They'll realise soon enough.
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    I didnt tell my mum, but I told my dad. I was just like 'Yeah dad I thought I should tell you, I have a boyfriend.' Didnt really know how else to do it! Got the inquisition later with the standard how long for, how do you know him etc but it was generally ok.
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    Unless you're male and haven't come out yet, what's the problem?
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    I spent time with my bf alot before we actually started going out and my mum encouraged me because she knew i liked himso never really had to tell her :p:
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    I dont think I told my mum. I went on a couple of dates with him, which mum knew about, then he came over, which she knew about, and then I dunno I think she just realised!
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    My parents are like that too, when/if i get a boyfriend i won't tell them.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Yea, same here. My parents just sort of "got the hint" after a while. You don't need to tell them. They'll realise soon enough.
    haha not all parents are as clever as yours :p:

    (Original post by Chris.)
    Unless you're male and haven't come out yet, what's the problem?
    some parents are easy when it comes to having boyfriends.
    so thats what the problem is. she not sure if she should tell cos shes not sure how her rents will react. trust me some rents can get angry about stuff liek this cos they dont approve :confused:
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    i recently got my 1st proper boyfriend but dnt no how to tell my parents how did you tell them? Any advice please.
    I could be worse. You could be racking your brains right now, thinking of the appropriate manner in which to inform them that you're pregnant.
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    i didnt tell my parents about my first bf, but mum worked it out after he called me a couple of times on the home phone. She just asked 'are you two going out or are you just good friends?' as he didnt go to my school though i didnt talk about him that much really. I just said yes, & she said he sounded like a nice guy. Simple really.. luckily she was fine about it. They will prob realise eventually, but if they havent after a few weeks/months, im sure they would like you to tell them yourself
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    I didn't tell my parents, they found out by checking my log files :rofl:
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    my mum always goes 2 me 'so u got a boy' and im like 'yeh' or 'no' but she knows that i dont like to settle down- so many boys so little time! lol.
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    I didn't tell my parents, they found out by checking my log files :rofl:
    hahahaha
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    the only problem with not telling them is that they will probably find out, unless you are willing to go to great lengths to hide it, which in itself isn't a problem and does avoid awkwardness if your not exactly open with your parents, but when it comes to breaking up, its also awkward to tell them. I discovered this, and my mother still thinks i am seeing the guy i broke up with 3 weeks ago! My mother is also a gossip queen, so most of my family also think i'm still with him, when all i want to do is forget about him and i definately do not want to have to go through the whole break up with her!
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    (Original post by generalebriety)
    You don't have to tell them.
    exactly ive never told my parents about bfs but i havent been really secretive with it aswell :confused:
 
 
 
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