“It’s a pity someone hasn’t snatched you up already.”
“When are you going to settle down and find a boyfriend?”
Though generally well-intended, these seemingly innocent comments can be annoying and even hurtful, especially when you’re already hard on yourself about being single. It makes me want to respond with something like “It’s a pity a pretty woman like you thinks that moron you call a boyfriend is something worth envying”.
How do you deal with these comments tactfully? It depends on the situation.