Leilani

By Leilani

LifeBuzz Staff

Jimmy Fallon’s Favorite ‘Why I’m Single’ Tweets Are Hysterically Funny.

Marriage was once considered a societal norm and it remains to be so in some cultures even now. If you weren't married or on the way to becoming betrothed then you were considered a loner or spinster. In many cultures, it could hurt your family's status and finances. Still, I could never understand why single people today are looked upon with sorry eyes, especially when the tables have turned.

According to a study by CityLab and the Martin Prosperity Institute, over half of all Americans are single today. Why is that? Well, some folks are happily single. Another reason is that they are looking for their soul mate and do not want to compromise, NYU sociology professor Eric Klinenberg told PRI. He also mentions a "paradox-of-choice" problem in which we have so many different options that it becomes difficult for us to settle on just one.

If there's anything we've learned, it's that the reasons for being single are not so clearcut. Let's continue exploring them, shall we?

A few years ago, Jimmy Fallon began sharing some of his favorite #WhyImSingle tweets on The Tonight Show. Here's one to start with. Twitter user derpin_irwin wrote, "When I had a boyfriend, I brought him over to meet my parents and my dad pretended to rob us to see if he would protect me."

Ready for more? Continue reading and get ready to laugh at how painfully relatable some of these are.

Sometimes it's better to keep things to yourself but one day there will be someone who loves the unfiltered you. One day.

Sometimes it's better to keep things to yourself but one day there will be someone who loves the unfiltered you. One day.

300

Ever have those moments where you can't think clearly because a song is stuck in your head?

Have you been working hard? Your day will come to play harder.

Have you been working hard? Your day will come to play harder.

RihannaVEVO

If you're not the best at spelling, double check before you send. Things like this can be a deal breaker.

If you're not the best at spelling, double check before you send. Things like this can be a deal breaker.

Warner Bros.

"Sorry, I don't date muggles." We don't blame this girl for living in the wizarding world.

"Sorry, I don't date muggles." We don't blame this girl for living in the wizarding world.

Warner Bros.

Sometimes it's not even your fault that you're single. Thanks a lot, dad.

Sometimes it's not even your fault that you're single. Thanks a lot, dad.

Billy Madison

Here's one way to ruin a good thing. There's a fine line between kind and creepy.

Here's one way to ruin a good thing. There's a fine line between kind and creepy.

Universal Pictures

There's someone out there who will fall in love with you for the Jedi that you are.

There's someone out there who will fall in love with you for the Jedi that you are.

20th Century Fox

And on occasion, usually when we're at a point when we've "seen it all," this might happen.

And on occasion, usually when we're at a point when we've "seen it all," this might happen.

Disney

Relate to any yet? There's more where that came from!

Relate to any yet? There's more where that came from!

NBC

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