So my boyfriend's family and my family are very different. My family is more open, honest, and can take criticism. His family is very nice, but keep opinions to themselves and only say the.."nice" things.
Because of this, I am unable to show my true personality with them. Even when he is honest with them over small things, they become very upset at him and guilt him over what he has said.
He even told me recently (because although I a was raised Catholic, I choose not to be religious/believe in God), that he never wants his family to know I don't believe and agrees they wouldn't like my personality.
It dawns on me how annoying that is that he wants me to be fake and never be my true self around them, when "they only would visit us a few times a year."
What do you think about this situation?
Any opinions would be helpful!
- It's ok that he wants you to be fake for his family so that they like you.Vote A
- It's not ok that he wants you to hide yourself so that they will like you.Vote B