04/10/2014 05:57 pm ET Updated Apr 10, 2014

19 Reasons Your Relationship Status Still Reads 'Single'

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Are you so perplexed by the sad, sorry state of your love life that following advice plucked from a trending Twitter hashtag seems like a pretty solid idea?

You're in luck, because on Thursday, the good people of Twitter took it upon themselves to enlighten you on why you're still sans-relationship using the hashtag #YouSingleBecause.

Most of the responses were as silly as you'd expect (it's a grammatically-challenged hashtag, not a TED talk), blaming everything from your decidedly unsexy music taste for the reason you're single:

...to your steadfast belief that pizza and Wi-Fi are totally worthy stand-ins for a relationship:

Some responses were more enlightening, though, like this under-140-character breakdown of how warped our dating expectations can be:

...or this tweet, which perfectly sums up why a lot of us choose to be single:

Well-put, right? For more takes on why so many of us can't land a relationship -- or would rather stay relationship-free -- check out the slideshow below, then head to the comments and tell us the reason you're currently single.


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