(Closed) How to deal w/questions pre engagement?

posted 13 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 17
329 posts
Helper bee
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  • 13 years ago

Aaaah! congrats!


Post # 18
100 posts
Blushing bee

Awesome! Now everyone will start asking you when you plan to start a family!! haha… it never stops…. Take a deep breath and enjoy the engagement. What a happy time for you!

Post # 19
2324 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2021

Congrats! I hope it was worth the wait…


So have you set a date? LMAO.


Just wait until after you are married and they want to know when you’re going to have kids!  

Post # 20
2292 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

Arrrrgh.  Why are people so rude?  Fiance and I weren’t even engaged when people started asking the question about kids.  He has two already (their mom is not in the picture), but everyone seems to feel the need to tell me that we’re still young, we could have "our own."  I have started giving the question the answer it deserves, which is a rather cold "Well you see, it seems to us that we already have two." 

The fact is, with the possible exception of very good friends and family (who get to ask once or twice, but certainly not every week) it’s nobody’s business but yours!  Sometimes you just have to tell people, politely, that you don’t care to discuss it.  It’s too bad that you have to practically be rude to get people to be respectful, but sometimes you do.

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