Still, sometimes the nervousness about meeting someone’s family for the first time can be enough to even make that drive over to the house an uncomfortable experience.

But it is hard being third on his list: son, job, and then me.

Also, we haven’t been out on a proper ‘date’ since the first one: we usually spend time at each other’s houses, whenever he gets a free moment, but we have lots of communication in between and I really felt that things were starting to build towards something good between us. And I’m wondering if he can possibly be that interested in me.

Anyone who’s fallen in love with someone of a different race knows the feeling when you first meet his or her family. You want to hide behind a door, yet still peak out to see what’s going on. On the one hand I didn’t want to appear resistant to meeting his family. I thought to myself, “I’m already the black girl.’” I knew it was one thing to be told your son is dating a black girl, but it was another to actually see his arms around her, to see him kiss her, to hear him say, “I love you.” “Baby, are you sure it’s the right time? About the Author: Guest Contributor Meet Mindful is the first online dating site to serve the mindful lifestyle.

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But my wife had a lot to handle when she first met my family.

Thankfully, she won them over – which was no surprise to me.

I’m usually pretty nurturing, and what I struggle with is making sure I don’t get walked all over.