"I don’t mind spending all day in bed together in the winter but during the summer, I’d be annoyed. "Every year, I ramp up my activity on dating apps from the end of September. We had a really good time together for six months and saw each other every weekend.
I even spent New Year’s Eve with him – you need to have someone to kiss at midnight.
"I make an effort to find a boyfriend for cosy nights in, whereas in the summer I just don’t care.
"There’s only been one Christmas since I was 16 that I’ve spent alone.
"I’d never keep a boyfriend for summer, even if I was really into him as it would ruin my favourite time of year.
THE clocks have gone back, which means one thing for some singletons – find a partner, and fast.
Winter without a partner is unthinkable for many, so they seek to be “cuffed” by a relationship for stability and comfort.
"I’m going to Vegas next year and I definitely want to be single for that." CUSTOMER service administrator Sian Ryan says she could not get through the dark months without a partner.