That's the norm for people with my cultural background. I'm pretty sure this has absolutely nothing to do with you, and speaks more to your boyfriend's relationship with his parents. By showing your parents that you're mature enough to openly talk about a relationship, they'll realise that you're mature enough to handle a relationship. Is it just because your timelines don't match up or you have the normal insecurities that can pop up around the month mark? She hates feeling like they are meddling in her life so she keeps everything very close to the chest. Vote by Fantastic flag!
Avoiding the conversation will only make it harder to have eventually and will increase the odds that your parents may find out from another source.
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Now she gets kind of excited when I tell her about how my relationship is going. I'll try mentioning my crush and see how he takes it. You're allowed to be curious. You can have feelings for another guy now, yet decide later that you prefer women. Is it because you want to bring the person home?