Cupid's Pulse Article: Bruce Jenner Says Kim Kardashian’s Next Guy Goes Through HimCupid's Pulse Article: Bruce Jenner Says Kim Kardashian’s Next Guy Goes Through Him

After Kim Kardashian’s whirlwind wedding and quick separation from Kris Humphries, her step-dad Bruce Jenner says her next man has to go through him first.  The former Olympian and his wife Kris Jenner appeared on the Ellen Degeneres Show where they discussed their reality star children’s lives, and Jenner said he “can tell if it’s going to work or not.”  According to People,  Jenner said he had his questions when the NBA star asked for his approval to marry Kim.  “In the back of my head I said, ‘I don’t know if she’s going to say yes,'” he said.  “But it’s not my decision.  Go for it.”

How much should you trust your parents to help you choose a mate?

Cupid’s Advice:

Some people are close with their families while others aren’t, but your parents may have better instincts than you think about your potential partners, and their opinion can prove quite useful.  Cupid has some tips to help you sort through your emotions verses your parents’:

1. Honesty: When it comes down to it, your parents want what they believe is best for you.  They may not always be right, but they’re not going to shy away from telling you their honest thoughts about your partner or fiance.

2. Knowledge: Although we would all like to believe that there’s no way our parents have ever been in our situation or felt the way we have, most likely they’ve been there and done that.  Listen to what they have to tell you about their own experience, and you might get some very helpful advice.

3. Opinion or fact: Only you and your partner truly know your relationship, because you experience it 24/7.  Sometimes parents will make assumptions or share biased opinions, so don’t let their lack of knowledge about you and your partner get in the way of something great!

How much influence do you allow your parents to have in your relationships?  Share your comments below.