‘Shaadi kab karoge?’ is what unmarried people hear all the time. At dinner parties, over the phone, and at wedding functions. Grandparents ask this question, uncles and aunts do but sometimes it’s even people from our own age group who are curious about our marital status.
A Reddit user recently recounted how her female friends in their 20s started enquiring about it after they got married. She said that more than the repeated questioning, she didn’t like their condescending and judgemental attitude and wondered why they were exhibiting the “auntiji syndrome”.
Here is the entire post, take a look.
Some people replied saying that there might be many reasons for the behaviour like jealousy, seeking validation for their own decisions or refusing to confront their own lack of agency.
Other people shared how they were in the same boat and wished that it would stop.
How do you deal with such situations without being rude to your friends? Tell us.