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The cuffing season is upon us...do you know where to find the best mate for the holidays? The answer is...Madison, Wisconsin!

According to Wallet Hub, Mad-town is the #1 city for singles, so it makes sense that if you want to "hand-cuff" yourself to someone just for the holidays, you point those dating apps east toward Wisconsin where the singles have the best playground.

To help America’s singles find love, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 32 key indicators of dating-friendliness. Our data set ranges from the share of the population that is single to the number of online dating opportunities to the average price for a two-person meal. (Keep reading Best Cities for Single People)

Source: WalletHub

What makes Madison the best city for singles? The money is good, the dating opportunities are good, and there's plenty of "fun and recreation". Though they don't come out and say it, I'm pretty sure being only three hours away from Rochester is also a plus. Plus cheese curds.

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PS - Minneapolis came in $17 and St. Paul is way down at $45.

PSS - Rather than frantically looking for someone to be with over the holidays, remember, you have Covid-19 as the ultimate excuse for being single. Weave the story however you want so your parents/grandparents/judgey aunt/uncle shut their Christmas pie-holes. Also...just to be safe.

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