1. "SO, ARE YOU DATING ANYONE?"
The classic. If you were dating someone you wanted the other person to know about, you probably would've mentioned it, or they would have already met them. This is especially irritating if it's asked by someone you haven't seen with in a while.
2. "DON'T WORRY, YOU'LL FIND THE RIGHT PERSON EVENTUALLY"
You weren't worried. You know you'll find someone you're into eventually-or maybe you won't.
3. "I KNOW YOUR TIME WILL COME"
You appreciate the vote of confidence, but you hate the feeling that your life is being reduced to a little few things.
4. "HOW HASN'T ANYONE GRABBED YOU UP?"
You know, as if you're something to be purchased at your local store. This question is especially annoying to women, but can still rub guys the wrong way, too. It seems to imply you're somehow incomplete or in need of rescuing-if only the right person could come along and fulfill you.
5. "DON'T YOU WANT TO HAVE KIDS?"
Here's another question that's more pointed for women, but plenty aggravating for guys. You're not even dating someone regularly, why would you be thinking about starting a family? Yet it's surprising how often this comes up.
6. "WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU WENT ON A DATE?"
This question never seems to have a good answer. If it was last night, it can seem like all you do is date. If it was months ago, you sound like you're having a terrible time with dating and not very good at it. Better just not to have a specific answer to this one.
7. "HOW'S THE SINGLE LIFE?"
As if you are the ambassador of the uncoupled, you get asked this by married friends who only have other married friends. They probably aren't actually curious about how your dating is going, but you don't have a spouse or children, so they don't know what else to ask you about.
8. "TAKE MY ADVICE: DECIDING TO GET MARRIED IS THE BEST CHOICE YOU'LL EVER MAKE"
This kind of exhortation about the greatness of marriage and coupledom is not uncommon, especially coming from a happily married friend who has had a few drinks. But the unsolicited advice, given as if they are the authority on relationships, can get pretty annoying.