Should you ask her father for permission?
So, he’s drunk you under the table, showed you up on the golf course and now you want his marital blessing. Smart move? Perhaps. But is it necessary? According to a 2015 survey by Theknot.
com, more than three quarters of men still ask for permission from their partner’s father or parents before they propose. While being in her dad’s good books may seem like the right move, make sure it is what your partner would want, warns Meghan Brown, director of
Howheasked.com. Not only do many women feel the custom is outdated, it may also save you one of the most excrutiating conversations you can have with a man whose native tongue is banter and specialty: ball-breaking.