Match Reveals the Truth About Cuffing Season

Latest update: Oct 15, 2020 by Todd Dates
Why winter is a peak dating season

Cold weather and a lot of time spent at home are the main culprits of the winter depression that makes single crave cuddle and affection. According to Urban Dictionary , ”during the Fall and Winter months people who would normally rather be single or promiscuous find themselves along with the rest of the world desiring to be "Cuffed" or tied down by a serious relationship.”

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According to the information provided by the dating app Hinge, men are 15% more likely to be seeking their soulmate in winter than at any other time of year.

winter is best dating season

At the same time, they have less desire (11% less likely) to enter the relationships in summer, as well as women (5% less likely).

Taking into account that a lot of people suffer from loneliness, online dating sites are coming to the rescue.

Winter is a peak season for dating

According to the statistics provided by an online dating site, Match.com, busy season starts from the 26th of December and lasts until the Valentine’s Day. The dating site is seeing more than 50 million messages, and over 1 million dates are happening these days. The most popular dating day of the year usually happens on the 7th of January.

However, the Match dating expert, Laurel House says that even if it sounds like a bad idea, there is nothing wrong with jumping into dating life during the holiday season.

"If you are healthy, happy and in a place where you want a serious relationship, then you put your head in first and date strategically and thoughtfully," she said.

She advises that holidays can be a good reason to start searching for love. And online dating can provide you with new opportunities.

Even more, during winter singles can find more topics for conversations and break the ice by discovering common ground. That’s why if you are a single who want to make new connections, the best time to start doing it is January 7 . Remember this date and create an online dating account.

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As soon as you start a conversation with someone you should develop a spark and go on a traditional date instead of a so-called zero date in a coffee shop. As there is nothing romantic about coffee.

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