Jessica Simpson was very active on her Twitter account this past week, wishing all of her followers a very merry Christmas, reports RadarOnline. Simpson revealed that her entire family gathered at her parents’ home in Encino, California for a Christmas celebration. Simpson’s fiancé, football player Eric Johnson, was also there for the celebration.  “Eric is the perfect addition to our family,” tweeted Simpson. “I’m so grateful this holiday season!!!  I hope everyone had a magical Christmas! Love you X.”

Is it important that your partner fit in with your family?

Cupid’s Advice:

Having your family accept your partner is only half the battle.  The other half is getting your family to actually like him.  While some deem this effort unnecessary, having a significant other who fits in with your family makes life much easier.  Here are some benefits:

1. Peace of mind: When families get together, especially during the holiday season, it’s nice to know that there aren’t any snide or frustrated conversations occurring behind your partner’s back.

2. Willing favors: While your family would never turn their back on you and your partner when the two of you are in need, they will be more likely to grant a favor with a smile on their face if they genuinely approve of your relationship.

3. Frequent visits: When your partner feels comfortable visiting your family with you, you’re able to spend more time with all of the people you love.