03-16-2009, 11:29 PM
Join Date: Sep 2005
I've never wanted to get married and I pretty much thought my Mum had got over it - until I got pregnant (it was planned).
Conversation went like this:
Me... I'm pregnant
Mum... Oh, well you'll have to get married now won't you
Me... Umm, no
Mum... Oh, but Starmie, you'll have to
Me... Well, no I won't
Mum... Well, I don't know what to say to you, I'll get your dad.
Dad was pleased, as was everyone else, really don't think anyone else was bothered by my unmarried status.
We'd been together 8 years at this point and I was about to turn 31. I truly hated her for saying that to me, especially as my sister was pregnant with no. two at the time and I knew just how besotted she was by her grandson and excited about her expected baby. She wrote me an apology the next day, but I still can't forget what she said.
She was 7 months pregnant with my sister when she got married. I suspect it was all very shameful/embarassing for her and she thought it would somehow be the same for me.
3b in South Australia.