2. You refer to his relatives as “in-law’s” and try to force yourself into the family.
You buy his niece Bikini Beauty Barbie, her beach bungalow and her hot pink Jeep Wrangler and sign it, “Love Auntie.” There’s nothing wrong with being nice, but being too eager, too early with family can come across like you have something to hide. If he has decent relatives they’ll question your assumption that their affection has a price tag. If his relatives have no shame in their game, they’ll use this as an open invitation to take advantage of you. You may also be overstepping some boundaries. Either way, you should want his family to grow to like you for who you are and not the presents you’re packing.