SINGLETONS, don’t be offended.
Apparently, this time of year has been dubbed ‘Clearing season’, as the people that didn’t manage to find a partner in ‘Cuffing season’ are wearing thin, and apparently more desperate than ever.
Getty – Contributor More people re-download dating apps after Christmas, on the hunt for a partner
‘Cuffing season’ is no new concept; as the nights draw in and the amount of rom-coms on television amp up, so do the amount of single men and women trying to find a partner to keep their bed warm.
Many are successful, with the staggering amount of dating apps on the market definitely helping.
However, the ones left are the ones filling the ‘Clearing season’.
Turns out, after the festive season, singletons are more desperate to find love (did it have anything to do with watching Bridget Jones over Christmas?) and turn even more to dating sites.
Getty – Contributor Many dating app users found romance before Christmas Getty – Contributor Even though many people found love before the end of 2017, there are still lots of people looking for dates
Well, a few quick swipes make it slightly easier to meet someone, rather than joining the gym.
The first Sunday of 2017 saw a 42% rise in sign-ups to Match.com, and Tinder revealed a whopping 44 million matches (instead of their average 26 million).
Surely they were getting repetitive strain injury?
However, this is good news for those singletons left over from the pre-Christmas season; there are many more people hunting, so you’ll be sure to find a match.
So, why not re-download Bumble so that you’re not stuck hunting again next October?