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Fathers Share Their Stories Of Meeting Their Daughters' Boyfriends

27/08/2015 16:50 BST | Updated 27/08/2015 16:59 BST

Meeting the parents-in-law can be an awkward, painful experience.

For boyfriends, the pain is heightened by the fact that fathers have been in their shoes.

While this can make for ever-more tense, difficult relationships – it can produce some surprising results.

As contributors to this AskReddit thread prove, meeting the in-laws might not always end in disaster... and can even be really, really emotional.

Age differences can be overcome

’Fallout 3’ wins affection

Perhaps too much affection…

Fathers WILL spot a layabout

Restaurant etiquette is essential

But these two stories top them all. *Feels*