She's fallen head-over-heels for her date James on Celebs Go Dating.
Needless to say, the whole interaction was made much smoother by the fact that he was a handsome Ph D student.When you live at home, it’s so much easier if you just introduce everyone, even if it happens way earlier in the relationship than you normally would.I’m not against the sleepover, and I don’t expect people to do what I did, but I wish men and women would take a less selfish approach and think the sleepover through a bit more, before they let someone into their bed with their children two rooms down.Here are the advantages and disadvantages of sleepovers: Advantages: In closing, I think sleepovers are okay, if it’s the right person, the right timing, and if you handle it the right way.Recent statistics show that 36% percent of millennials live with their parents, because the Boomers (love you guys!
) totally screwed us over economically and now we’re all unemployed and drowning in student debt.
This is so vastly preferable to sneaking back to your childhood bedroom at 3 am. A month or so after I started dating a very handsome Ph D student, we decided to go to Maine for a weekend to visit his college friends.
Plus, if you don’t want to tell your parents you’re going out with someone you met on the internet (not that I ever did that, Mom, since I know you’re reading this) you can just tell them you’re sleeping over at a friends’ place. We stopped at my parent’s house on the way, both so that I could pack and so that my parents could meet him and realize I wasn’t being kidnapped by a serial killer.
Sometimes we get so focused on the night of our date that we forget about the morning after. Yes, it’s still important to make sure that your date goes well enough to hit a home run, but don’t start celebrating until you’ve successfully crossed home base … I think of this moment as the true test of how well the date went. I have chosen to be the kind of person who wakes up with a joke on my lips and a cuddle in my heart. But for the love of God, shine it on if you’re spending the night with me.
The worst, very worst, thing to feel in that moment is that you’ve made a grave mistake. Bad morning moods are absolutely intolerable to those of us who employ a good morning mood policy.
Talking openly with your children and making them feel like they are part of the decision is such a nice idea.