I don't know what it is about pregnancy that brings out the weird in people but, for whatever reason, it does. I was on the receiving end of some truly creepy comments during my first pregnancy, and my second seemed to signal to everyone that missed the opportunity the first time around, to say what was on their mind. There were all kinds of inappropriate, creepy things people said to my husband when I was pregnant, too. I guess, in retrospect, those comments deserved more than us just laughing or brushing them off, because ew.
At the time of my first pregnancy, my husband and I weren't married or engaged, so the majority of the aforementioned comments usually came in the form of curious questions (for example, our marriage plans and as if we had no other choice but to get married). It was a strange time, and while we wanted to focus on what kind of future we wanted, everyone seemed to lose their filters and talk to us about a future they had already decided we needed.
After that first pregnancy and after I had delivered our baby girl, conversations shifted and started pointing towards my weight and health, as if all of a sudden every person I knew had mysteriously attended medical school. My relationship with my partner was strained for awhile as a result, and especially as I battled postpartum depression and was learning to be a new mom, but at least the unwanted comments I endured during pregnancy were done and over with, right? Nope.
Years later — when we had difficulty conceiving again and after two miscarriages — the weird conversations started when people started asking when we'd have another baby, completely ignorant to how long we'd been trying already. Once I successfully became pregnant, those creepy things I heard with the first pregnancy came right back — only magnified. On that note, here's some totally awful things people said to my husband when I was pregnant that, for the record, aren't OK. Ever.