Meeting the significant other’s significant others: Ten survival tips from the trenches.

New post up at BlogHer Sex & Relationships–excerpt below, the rest here:

“One would think that being over 40 would mean having your new
partner meet the family is something you could avoid, right? After all,
doesn’t being a so-called mature adult, having kids old enough to
drive, and having a civil relationship with your ex and his new wife
mean you don’t have to manage family/new partner meet-ups? Ever?

Apparently not.

Bottom line is family is family and if they are at all close with
you, they are going to have an opinion about who you are dating. And
want to share it. As they will.”

More at BlogHer.