Twitter was all a flutter yesterday when the hashtag #singlebecause started trending in Ireland.
To be honest, some of the reasons people come up with for their relationship status are hilarious at the best of times, but yesterday Irish Twitter users really pulled out all the stops.
While some people would rather pretend they have bird flu than explain to their granny one more time why they didn’t bring an S.O to the family BBQ, others were more than happy to explain their single status with the world.
So we read them, and we rounded up just a few of our favourites. It was pretty difficult to narrow these down, there were some absolute gems.
We knew this would catch up with u
#SingleBecause I didn't forward all those chain messages when I was 12
— Lil (@lilyraynexo) July 3, 2015
It was all downhill from there.
#SingleBecause my crush wasn't impressed with my knee slide at the school disco
— Primary School Probs (@PrimarySklProbs) July 3, 2015
— Bitch Problems (@ItsThingsInLife) July 3, 2015
Even fictional characters struggle.
— Jon Snow (@LordSnow) July 3, 2015
This man has a lot to answer for.
— Ryan Cullen (@RyanCullen90) July 3, 2015
You can't deny your true feelings.
#SingleBecause I love food
— Brandon Aaron (@iamBrandonaaron) July 3, 2015