“It’s what people do. Single people get asked if they’ve met anyone. Unmarried couples get asked if they’ve set the date yet. And married couples get asked if they’ve got any kids. Right?”
“Yeah. That’s what he asked.”
“People are so nosy,” she said, shaking her head.
“He was just making conversation. Being polite.”
“If you want to be polite, you talk about the weather. You don’t ask if people are having sex for reproductive purposes or if they’re worried they’re going to miss the boat.”
“I’m serious. You should hear some of the things people say to me because I’m single. ‘Don’t worry, someone will come along.’ And my personal favorite, ‘I guess that’s the problem with being choosy.’”