Your feelings do not need to be justified by the experience of others!
You can say to your relative, “Hey, I’m glad you’re enjoying these old videos. I’d prefer not to have any videos of me as a child made public.
I’m a politically involved liberal, and he’s not, so I know he doesn’t think a lot about these topics and can be thrown off.
He’s in the medical field and enjoys helping his patients.
Why can’t I see the humor in those years the way most people do?
A: You do not have to see the humor in your adolescence just because some other people see humor in theirs.
I have zero issues with our relationship—it’s great.
The only concern I have is that prior to dating me, my boyfriend only dated very attractive women under 26 years old.
But recently a family member has started posting clips from old family videos on Facebook.