This Chinese New Year, I had the peculiar experience of rejecting hongbaos from relatives who didn't realise I was married.
Responses ranged from "So young already married?" to my favourite "Paiseh, thought you were still in JC".
Already a subscriber? Log in
Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month
ST app access on 1 mobile device
All subscriber-only content on ST app and straitstimes.com
Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device
E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you
Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.
Read 3 articles and stand to win rewards
Spin the wheel now