Now steady on there you youngsters. You’ve spent too long gadding about, gallivanting and getting up to mischief and no mistake. But now the birds are a’buzzing and the bees are a’tweeting and it’s high time you settled down to some serious spooning.

Alas, you cry, we know Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but we’re footloose and fancy free and have no idea where to find our place on passion’s turbulent merry-go-round.

Yes, yes, we realise this, which is why we’ve laid out the whole cycle of Cupid’s heady journey in four easy steps. From first meeting at the county hop to big night out at the city ballroom, The List will be your faithful companion. Stick to the rules and let joy be unconfined.

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