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Home for the Holidays: People’s Most Awkward and Uncomfortable ‘Meet the Parents’ Stories

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The pressure is on...

You’re young and in love. It feels like nothing can bring you down! Then it happens: your significant other asks you to come home and meet the family. After some invasive thoughts about worst-case scenarios, hand wringing, and stress headaches, you agree to make the trip and give it your best shot. It’s always awkward, but — for some unfortunate people — things go so horribly wrong that it destroys the relationship.

From explosive bouts of bowel problems to police intervention to hospital trips, you can’t beat these awful, awkward “meet the parents” stories.

teen dating dad with shotgun Ljupco Smokovski

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