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CFM Dating Testimonial

Shelley and Wayne

”What would we tell others searching online? Not to give up and not to settle for something that's not quite right!“

Make Love Happen this summer

As the temperature rises outside; it seems that a lot of people start to enjoy the dating process, with more fun outdoorsy dates and chance meetings with new and interesting people.

Moods are lifted and whilst Christmas and New Year are all about family and friends, summer can be about whomever you want it to be.

Dating is certainly an all-year-round phenomenon and you know we are all for starting the conversation regardless of the temperature outside! But we do think that there is something to be said for finding romance in summer, and here’s why…

People socialise

At the first sight of sunshine, we all can’t help but lose our outer layers and head for the nearest beer garden – it’s a natural human response. As more people leave the safety of their sofas and box-sets behind, we naturally begin planning the summers events and with it begin the chance of meeting new and exciting people!

We're happier

You can’t help but smile on a beautiful sunny day, and these positive summer vibes are great for being more up for new things and meeting new people.

Professor Holick, of the University of Michigan said, “Being outside readjusts your outlook. The sun represses melatonin levels, making you feel alert, open to new ideas, and willing to put yourself in unfamiliar territory.”

Fun date ideas

Leave your mittens home and ditch the scarves, forget ice-skates and dinner dates and think BBQ, picnics and bike rides! Rediscover where you live with food or a drink at a new location. It needn’t be expensive though – long walks or backyard parties come with minimal costs so you can keep mingling!

More time

Summer means more daylight hours which means that you can leave work with hours of daylight to enjoy your dates, rather than not seeing the light of day.

Summer confidence

Suns outs, guns out! It’s tough to feel attractive wearing more layers than an Eskimo all wrapped up in your scarf, hat and gloves! Summer means beautiful summer dress and shorts. ‘Tis the season to flatter your best features!

Although these are all great reasons why summer is a great time to date – the most obvious reason is that there really is no time like the present.

Embrace summer and #MakeLoveHappen

Date ideas in and around Carlisle and Cumbria

Eden Rock

Activity • Carlisle

There's nothing like a bit of adrenaline to get conversation flowing, and this is guaranteed to do that!

Belted Burger

Food and Drink • Carlisle

Tasty burgers beers and cocktails provide the perfect accompaniment for a perfect date.

Ullswater and Aira Force

Nature & Parks • Penrith

The beauty of the Aira Force Falls will give you the magical atmosphere that you need to add a little chemistry to that perfect date.

Watchtree Nature Reserve

Family Attraction • Carlisle

For something fun that even the little ones can enjoy, Watchtree is a beautiful place for any date.

Carlisle Race Course

Activity • Carlisle

For something a little different, a trip to the races can be a great day out, plus it's a great excuse to get your glad-rags on!

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