My friend Georgie slept with a Hinge date last month, and a week later her date moved in.
“That was… fast,” I say, partly because Georgie’s divorce (from a man) only went through at the start of the year. And Georgie’s date is a woman.
“She’s only a corona girlfriend,” she says. “I’m going to cut her off after lockdown.”
“Brutal,” I say.
“Sex,” she answers. “Five times a day.”
On March 23, when Boris Johnson imposed a national quarantine to limit the spread of the coronavirus and protect the NHS, he was responsible for many of these “rush move-ins”. Let’s face it, Johnson was always going to bring virility to Downing Street, but I’m not sure anyone expected his new policy to inspire coupling-ups