Breaking the ice and introducing a love interest to friends and family is never easy, but here is some advice on how, when and where to do it. Meet the friends, first. Sussman suggests introducing your partner to your friends before your family, but says you should wait at least three months before doing it.
When should you meet the parents in a relationship?
Before you introduce your partner to your parents, its usually a good idea to solidify the status of your relationship. You dont have to be ready to marry your partner before you introduce him or her to your parents. Still, its a good idea to have some degree of commitment before you schedule a meeting date.
How long should you date before defining the relationship?
But if you struggle to work outside of time frames, Brigham says to wait at least two to three months before defining the relationship. By that time, you should have a better sense of the person and be able to gauge their feelings.