What It Means When a Guy Friend Wants You to Meet His Family

When a guy wants you to meet this family, it usually means he wants to explore the relationship on a deeper level.
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When a guy friends wants you to meet his family, this is almost always a positive sign. In some cases, it can be an indication that he is romantically interested in you, say the staff writers of the dating website eHarmony.com. Because a guy's family is an important part of a guy’s life, letting a girl in can be a sign that he wants to bring you closer into the circle of people he cares about.

1 Reasons for Meeting Family

Even if a guy friend does not show immediate romantic interest in you, when he wants you to meet his family, this is generally an indication that you are -- at the very least -- someone who is important to him and with whom he wants to maintain a close relationship. Meeting family is usually a relationship milestone, as social psychologist Theresa DiDonato tells “Psychology Today.” In other words, if a guy friend wants to you meet his family, it might be worth exploring whether he has feelings that go beyond platonic friendship.

Anna Green has been published in the "Journal of Counselor Education and Supervision" and has been featured regularly in "Counseling News and Notes," Keys Weekly newspapers, "Travel Host Magazine" and "Travel South." After earning degrees in political science and English, she attended law school, then earned her master's of science in mental health counseling. She is the founder of a nonprofit mental health group and personal coaching service.