Hmm, I see you size me up with that look in your eye. “Any kiddos?” you ask which is PC for any human connections.
“No,” I reply, “I’m single.”
And there is the pity look.
But what you don’t realize is you can save your pity look because I am probably sizing your spouse up and sharing the same pity look with you. If I were brave and rude enough I’d probably say, “that’s your spouse? And you thought that’s a better option than being single? Do you still think that?”