We’re in the middle of cuffing season right about now and in case you’re unfamiliar, that’s the period of time from October 1st to February 14th, when singles are actively trying to pair off with a partner for a hookup or a romance. When the weather cools off and the ice skating rinks start popping up, people are looking for someone to cozy up to and if you’re still on the search, your chances are still good.
Elite Daily did some researchinto cuffing season and asked 119 people between the ages of 18 and 38 about their luck in dating during those months. They found that 60% say they’d met a significant other between October 1st and February 14th. That’s the majority, people. And of those who’ve met a partner during cuffing season, 14% of them met their person during December. But don’t get discouraged if it doesn’t happen this month, because 15% met someone in January and February still holds hope because 8% met their partner in the first half of the month.
So if you’re single and would love to find your someone special, chances are good it could happen soon. You may have someone to kiss at midnight on New Year’s Eve after all. And even better? Elite Daily finds that 50% of those who did meet someone during cuffing season were in a relationship that lasted for a year or longer. And keep in mind, the plot of all those romantic Christmas movies don’t start until December anyway, so you’re right on track.