1. When you’ve not been married for up to one week and people are already looking at your stomach.

2. When people start giving you rubbish advice about keeping a home.

3. When family members start thinking your house is their house too.

4. When people keep reminding you that your spouse will soon change.

5. When you are smiling and happy and people tell you to “enjoy it while it lasts”.

6. When people in your office start asking nosy questions, you’re like:

7. When you can now say “don’t you know I’m a married woman”?

8. The first time you have a fight with your new husband/wife, you’re like:

9. When people are already asking you for relationship advice, you’re like:


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