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When Lindsay, who lives in Beaconsfield, attends the inaugural Country Life Fair in London later this month, she’ll be able to connect with potential suitors using Muddy Matches’ new dating app, exchanging text messages before – hopefully – meeting people in person at the champagne bar.
“It’s Tinder for country types,” she explains, likening it to the cult dating app that connects users and allows them (anonymously, thank goodness) to “like” or “reject” after seeing someone’s profile picture.
When we launched, online dating was still a taboo in the countryside.
Some of my friends thought [Muddy Matches] was a rubbish idea, that it wouldn’t go anywhere. We wanted people to feel comfortable expressing their hobbies—farming, shooting, horses, all the different country pursuits.
In 2007, they made a nine-week tour of the English countryside in an RV, then launched Muddy Matches. basically anybody who doesn’t mind a bit of mud.” Six years in, How do you think most farmers perceived Internet dating in 2006?
Farmers reminded me that what I'm looking for in a city slicker is something pure and simple In case you haven't heard, there's an online dating site called Farmers Only, which boasts the tagline, "City folks just don't get it! It's a meal and a toothpick all in one."So, with all that being said, I decided to give Farmers Only a good ole country shot.
"(By the way, that tagline's totally not fair to say because plenty of city folks like me were once country bumpkins themselves.)Listen, I get it. When a friend told me about the site recently as a joke, I thought it sounded hilarious, sure, but I was also intrigued. There's something so manly and authoritative about a guy saying, "F*ck it. Related: 10 Dating Tips I REALLY Wish I'd Followed While I Was Single Phase 1: City Girl Seeks Country Cowboyvia GIPHY I clicked into the third page of matches, and since I'd sorted the men by age, youngest to oldest, I found that the guys on page three were a little too old for me, but no less sweet than the others.
One of the many types of men I have always thought would make a great match for me is a nice southern boy, the kind who looks hot in a plaid shirt, plays guitar, and loves his mama more than sweet tea. I saw words like "honest" and "easy-going."Farmers really like to describe themselves as gentlemen, it seems, and though I'm not entirely sure what that means in this day and age, I felt like all of these guys were safe.
I can see him now, dirty blond hair gleaming in the sunshine, out in a field chewing on a piece of wheat. Like the fact that they respect women is not just lip service they use to get laid.