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Got engaged last week. Today’s the first introductory zoom call with both sets of in laws. Her parents only speak their local language and my parents don’t speak that. We have both spoken to each other’s parents separately and it’s great, but first time we will all be speaking together. Any advise how to navigate the call and pitfalls to avoid?

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M1 has PMOed the family intro. Stick to English!

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Lol just read SC2’s comment

Congrats! I’ve been in your situation- Have an agenda and topics to discuss- vet it with your s/o. Keep it light and introductory. don’t go into wedding discussions just yet- that creates complexities and ease that conversation in. As a conclusion to the call, create a WhatsApp group of all of you to stay in touch. It’ll be fine. Enjoy the meeting!

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Just smile and be courteous. I’m sure they want to make a good impression.

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Get them google buds. It has best near realtime translation of all

Hey man! Did you guys get love engaged or arranged? If arranged and you're in the US seriously reconsider

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