If you are wishy-washy at all about itn then you may be in for a storm. Then whatever anyone says (including your parents) doesn't matter. AND MORE IMPORTANTLY what YOU think about what they think. You are worried about what's going to happen, you are dreading breaking the news... If they don't like it will it tear you apart inside?
People will say bad things and people will say good things. you are absolutely right about being confident in what i'm doing, and i DO believe in what i am doing with him. There really is no way you can know what they will think... Will it tear apart the relationship you believe in?
Stop worrying about what it looks like to other people and invest that time and energy in your relationship and future.
And always remember his friends think he is a legend coz he's with you!
The beauty of being in your thirties, or indeed older, is that you stop caring about what other people think. And maybe play with your dress style so that you're not mistaken for a teenager.' Hepburn' up your look which has a special kind of class to it without making you look frumpy.
The chances of success are proportionate to your not giving a rat's arse what people think of the 'appropriateness' of your relationship.
I never thought twice about our relationship until i realized i was going to have to tell my mom.