After Church on sunday, Varun was chatting with someone we hadn’t met before. I approached Varun and he turned to introduce me.
Varun: This is Amelia. She’s-
Friend: Oh. (Pause) Are you…related?
Varun: Well. We’re married.
Me: Yeah. But we’re not like actually related.
Varun: Yeah. We don’t look alike. See?
(At this point we turn and smile, to show that we are not, in fact, related)
Friend: Ooooh (confused).
It wasn’t a hard question, it didn’t need to be awkward. But it was. (Don’t worry, we’re not actually related.)