(Closed) why does everyone as if I’m pregnant?

posted 11 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 17
405 posts
Helper bee

The only thing I can think of is that you’re young and haven’t been dating long…. Now I don’t know any of that for sure BUT that’s the only reason I could think of that someone would ask that (TOTALLY RUDE!) comment.
Don’t worry about it hun – they’re just trying to get a reaction! I’d turn to Fiance and say "I’m not preggers… are you? *look back at person asking* Nope we’re not pregnant!" LOL

Post # 18
168 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I imagine it has absolutely nothing to do with your physical appearance – your height and weight would suggest you’re definitely in a healthy weight range for your height. People will ask that when you announce an engagement – more often if you’re getting engaged young or if you haven’t been dating that long. That being said, they’ll ask even if you’re 30 and have been together for 7 years – it’s a rude question, but something that people ask often.

Post # 19
1048 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - City Hall

Yeah everyone’s already asking me when we plan to start a family. We just bought our house, which isn’t terribly large or a family-friendly layout, and people are giving us advice on how to add on to it so we can have kids! (And we haven’t even moved our stuff in yet.. nor do we plan on kids soon!!)  I’d agree with everyone else – people are just rude sometimes.

Post # 20
3363 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I got this a few times too!  But the worst reaction I received after announcing my engagement was from a woman I worked with.  She asked how long he and I had been together, and when I told her 6 months, she said "ha! long engagement then!"

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