Muddy boots online dating
As soon as everyone starts to couple up and have children, meeting new people gets harder," she says.
Muddy Matches is an online community designed to bring together rural lonely hearts (see below).
"If you are looking for a partner with a similar outlook and interests as yourself, the best place to start is with a niche dating website," says co-founder of Muddy Matches Lucy Reeves.
"Muddy Matches, is aimed at people who live a 'muddy-boots' lifestyle, so attracts people who enjoy an outdoors lifestyle."When you are going through the reams of potential partners on the internet - or when you meet them on a date - it's all too easy to have a shopping list mentality.
"Try turning down the volume on your inner critic on a superficial front, you may just discover you're a better judge of character, and are better able to decide if your date is someone that you connect with on a new level," she says.
Some sites are free, but for most sites you have to pay and it can get quite expensive.
She's an attractive 31-year-old from Hungerford in Berkshire with a successful career as a three-day event rider and a busy social diary.
"When they ask me why I'm single, I never know how to respond," she says. Here in the country people wonder what's wrong with you.
Through collaborative online systems, supply chain partners can gain immediate visibility of the performance of their sites, suppliers and products."It was very refreshing to be sat next to two people I didn't know," Charlotte says."But that kind of event doesn't happen every month; it takes a lot of effort to arrange." Determined to improve the chances of fresh encounters in the countryside, Lucy Reeves, 30, from Northamptonshire, founded rural matchmaking website Muddy Matches with her sister Emma in 2007.There are also online agencies specifically for Christian, Jewish or gay singletons.There's a dating site for art lovers and, if you are outdoorsy, there are a number of suitable sites.