Ideally I would want to know this hypothetical person for a few years before getting married and starting a family. There's a creeping pressure that comes with this – no wonder I had been trying to ignore it.
Eight million people live alone in the UK, and new data from the Office for National Statistics shows that working-age adults living on their own are twice as likely to feel lonely as those aged 55-69.
I want to have children and being in lockdown has increased my anxiety about it. Overnight I feel like I have become very aware of my age. I have started swiping on Tinder like my life depends on it.