Should Your Mom Have A Say In Who You Date Like Sarah Palin Is Protesting Bristol's Choice?

Fri, May 27, 2011 12:11pm EST by 7 Comments
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Does your mother have to approve of your BF?

If you’re a mature adult and not a rebellious teen, you want your family members to like your boyfriend. But should they actually have a say in who you should and should not love? According to the National Enquirer, Sarah Palin is said to be furious that daughter Bristol is reportedly dating her former Dancing with the Stars partner, Kyle Massey. Should Bristol listen to her mom or follow her heart?

The two DWTS hoofers are now living together and filming a new reality show for the BIO channel, but said report claims that the two are doing a bit more than work — and that, as usual, “Mama Grizzly” Palin does not approve of her daughter’s choice. “She is doing her best to prevent Bristol’s new relationship from being featured in the reality show,” a source says.

Bristol, however, has decided that she’s going to date who she wants to date, thank you very much, and is completely ignoring her mom’s disapproval. Bristol, says the insider, “doesn’t agree with her mom’s politics or her controlling ways.”

So, is Bristol in the right here? Well, there are a few things to consider.

First off, no, it should not matter what your family thinks of your boyfriend. If you like him, that’s pretty much all that matters. No one can control who you see but yourself. On the other hand, you might want to examine why your mom and dad don’t like your new man. Does he treat you well? Is he rude to them? Does he misbehave in public?

The fact of the matter is, your parents love you unconditionally and they’re probably just trying to protect you from heartbreak. But your mother and father can not — and should not — tell you who to love.

Unless, of course, the guy in question is Levi Johnston!


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