When my partner and I were trying to conceive our son, we had no idea how long the process would take or what we'd endure to bring him into the world. We had our daughter without even trying, so I guess you could say we didn't know what to expect during this process. While it's natural for others to express their excitement, some infuriating questions people will ask about your conception process are insensitively bold. However well-meaning, there's just some things you don't ask a couple, especially when it comes to baby-making.
Now that I've been through it, I can honestly say the conception process can be agonizing. While, as I mentioned, getting pregnant with my daughter wasn't even a thought (or a conversation), when it came time for our second child, we never thought about fertility or lack thereof. After two miscarriages, and a pre-checkup before starting fertility drugs, conceiving my son was an act of pure faith. It tested me in ways I wasn't prepared for, and when I finally became pregnant with him, it made me appreciate how miraculous it is to begin with.
I get that people mean well when they want to know more about what we're going through, but that doesn't make it any less infuriating when they ask such probing questions about our conception process. Sometimes, not knowing is them most supportive thing you can choose to do for someone who's trying to conceive, so you can just forget about asking the following questions: