It's Cuffing Season

According to THIS article in the Independent, November 1st marks the beginning of cuffing season where both men and women become more relationship oriented. "Cuffing is the term used to describe the period during autumn and winter months in which avid singletons find themselves seeking to be “cuffed” or “tied down” by a serious relationship - but you’d be forgiven for thinking this has something to do with S&M...Dating app Hinge found that men are 15 per cent more likely to be actively looking for a relationship in winter than at any other time of year, a 2015 poll revealed and women were five per cent more likely to do the same...The season officially begins on the 1st November and fittingly concludes the day after Valentine’s Day, so you’ve got some time to prepare for the frolicking festivities."