The internet has come together to answer the question that has gone viral on social media: “Why are you still single?”
On Reddit’s “AskReddit” forum, which has over 35 million subscribers, u/Bright-Dig-6665 asked, “What’s the best answer to ‘Why are you still single?’ over 15,000 upvotes and 5,000 comments.
“It can be quite frustrating when people ask you if you’re ‘still single’ because the language and the way you’re often asked can indicate that you’re ‘missing’ something or that there’s something wrong. doesn’t go with being single,” Dr. Sheva Assar told Bustle.
Dating apps or online dating are very popular sources people use to meet other people with 52.4% of men and 47.7% of women using dating sites, according to eharmony. According to Statista, the top five most used dating sites/apps are Tinder, Bumble, Match, eharmony, and OkCupid.
U/ThePrimeRibDirective received the top comment with 27,000 upvotes, “The best I’ve heard lately: ‘Supply chain issues'”.
“Procrastination,” simply said u/ApprehensiveEmploy21
U/malachai926 exclaimed, “Just luck, I guess!”
“Because my goal is not to be in a relationship, it’s to be in the right relationship,” u/AmIbiGuy_420 explained.
“Because I’m not looking for a partner right now,” u/MoguoTheMoogle wrote.
U/Scooby-seriouslydont said: “My response last time was ‘How are you do not?'”
“Go flat out on the Cher as soon as clueless: ‘you see how picky I am with my shoes, and they only fit on my feet'”, exclaimed u/FifiLaFifi.
U/flirtinwithdiaster said: “Why are you nosy?”
“I just hate people,” u/UntilTmrw said.
U/Flashy_War2097 asked, “Why do you care?”
“If I knew the answer to that, I wouldn’t be,” exclaimed u/AngelFrag.
U/die_monster said, “Because a partner would take away my time.”
“I’m just waiting to have a good connection with someone I love. I’m not looking for ‘that one’ but just for it to be fun for both of us,” u/Barrythechopper said.
“I’m single by choice, but it’s not my choice,” u/Funnyinsidejoke23 wrote.
“Some interesting things I’ve heard… ‘Because I’m usually not ‘their type’ to people who are my type, ‘Because I already have everything I need, and I don’t need a boyfriend or husband to be emotionally fulfilled, thank you. No you’re not my type, go away”, “Sorry, I’m not talking about desperation”, said u/Grey_Balance.
U/Mtfdurian exclaimed, “Because I love life and freedom. Partying, learning, and relaxing without the extra attention I have to give another person.”
“One of the groomsmen at the wedding I was attending last year asked me this question, after I told him I was in no rush, his buddy behind him reminded him that he been divorced three times,” u/benzguy95 wrote.