Life is full of ups and downs, putting many of us in situations we never thought we’d be in.

When it comes to romance, there can be many reasons why things don’t work out, or any someone might remain single, have a partner or decide to “consciously uncouple”.

A general rule when it comes to other peoples romantic lives, except exceptional circumstances, is to mind your own business unless they ask for your opinion.

A recent Twitter thread perfectly explains why we should all stop asking people to explain “why” they’re single.

It turns out we never really know the pain that lies behind peoples’ personal lives, or the void that being single can create for those who want to find a partner. Also, there's nothing wrong with being single and studies actually show that there are lots of benefits to the single life.

Many people replied to the thread with messages of support.

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