We’ve all heard the “back in my day” statements from parental units that start off a lecture on how nowadays we’re doing it all wrong. When it comes to love and relationships, they swear that they did it better. And they might have a point. But while they reminisce on the romances of yesteryear, what they don’t do is prepare us for some of the issues we face today as we try our hardest to build strong, healthy relationships.
Here are some of the things that Mom and Dad couldn’t teach us about love in the here and now.