Relationships Question

Country bloke dating a city guy!

Dear Rose, I’m a country bloke, and I’ve recently started dating a city guy, and I want to introduce him to my family. They’re not openly homophobic but often very insensitive. Do you have any advice on handling this? Joey
Rose Pappalardo  |  Dear Rose

Dear Joey, Often country and city folk hold very different views on things. If you are worried that your family may act insensitively, I suggest you talk to them first — this will give you a good indication of how they may behave when you bring your BF home to meet them.

Hopefully, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Also, give your man the heads up so he knows what lies ahead. I think it’s also important to note that it’s OK if your partner does not want to proceed if he feels things may not go well.

Good Luck and practice self-care. Love Rose.


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