e Harmony recognises that much like the locations up and down our fair land, the people who live here are just as unique and individual.
Like a ‘party-animal’ in the gentle town of Peebles or a ‘country bumpkin’ stranded in London - sometimes, singles in the UK just aren’t compatible with one another.
If you’re the responsible, conscientious type, do something together that’s whacky but legal.
Go to a public place (a train station, airport lobby, downtown gathering place) and people watch. If you like, discuss your deepest spiritual beliefs afterwards. Traditionally, parents fill their children’s shoes with treats on St. Try walking in your spouse’s shoes for an evening – perhaps more of a challenge for the husband.
Make up stories about the people who pass you, as if you’re writing a novel. Try to understand life from your spouse’s perspective. Find a book you both enjoy and take turns reading to each other, or each of you can read your own book in each other’s company. Lay out a blanket and have an indoor picnic – or at least some popcorn.
And you can’t try too hard either, unless you know your date well already.
Keep your level of intimacy in mind while planning a date because your date’s level of comfort around you matters a lot for the date to be successful.