We’ve all seen Ben Stiller’s colosal failure of a first time encounter with his gilrfriend’s parents in his comedy Meet The Parents. What was the take home message? Don’t be that guy. God willing, your girlfriend’s father won’t be a former CIA officer intent on destroying you, like Robert De Niro did. But just in case, here’s a few tips that will help you avoid leaving an unfavorable first impression in any situation! Who knows? They may even like you!