Phables by Brad J. Guigar - 2013-03-08

strip for March / 08 / 2013

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POLL: Look who's coming to dinner

Friday, March 08, 2013 - 12:00 AM


A reader writes...

Q.: OK. So I have a girlfriend and she's black. We've been dating for 8 months and she wants to meet my parents but there's a problem. My parents aren't exactly "cool" with black people. I haven't told my girlfriend because I'm afraid of what that would do to the relationship. WwwWhat do I do?

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POLL: W-w-w-What should he do?
 
4% (64) Don't mention it. Maybe they won't notice.
 
8% (131) Don't bring her home to meet the parents. Why subject her to that?
 
67% (994) Bring her home and proudly introduce your girlfriend to your parents. This is a *perfect* time for them to join the rest of us in the 21st century.
 
19% (283) Try this: "Mom, I'm gay. Just kidding. Say, there's someone I'd like you to meet..."
1472 people have voted in this poll. (This poll is not active.)

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