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Monday, Jan 27, 2014


CNY survival tips: How to deflect questions from nosy relatives

Stomp | Monday, Jan 27, 2014

How do you deal with a pesky relative who bugs you for the umpteenth time during Chinese New Year about your marital status?

According to this video by Night Owl Cinematics, humour is one way to fend off such questions.

In one of the video scenarios, a 'kaypo' aunt asks her nephew why he still has not proposed.

The nephew replies that he can - if she sponsors his wedding.

If you encounter an older relative who starts nagging you about your finances, make a hasty exit by pretending that someone is calling you.

Busybody relative enquiring about when you are going to have children? Pull a disappearing act by pretending you have a stomachache.

Check out the video below to see what other tips there are to survive Chinese New Year.

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