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A new study of online dating site members has found that when couples who had built up a significant relationship by e-mailing or chatting online met for the first time, 94 per cent went on to see each other again. The UK seems to be the only place that has ramblers, whereas hiking seems a bit of a foreign activity. The Oxford Dictionary defines rambling as, "the activity of walking in the countryside for pleasure" which rather intriguingly suggests that walking is not always associated with enjoyment!

Hiking is defined as, "a long walk or walking tour" which definitely has the ring of sodden boots, sore feet and a large drink in a warm pub associated with it.

A study by Glenn Geher suggests that we do tend to choose a romantic partner who is similar to our opposite-sex parent.So the question remains: How do we end up marrying Mom if she’s been critical, unavailable or unloving? Chris Fraley asked: After all, we all want a securely attached partner—one who’s emotionally available, loving, supportive, dependable—not an insecure or clingy one, or someone who’s detached and uncommunicative. The researchers suggested that what happens is a combination of misreading by one partner and a fair amount of strategizing and even dissembling by the insecure partner.They point out that anxiously attached people may seem fascinating at first—their preoccupation with themselves may easily be confused with self-disclosure and openness, which facilitates a sense of connection.I don't think I need to define walking, suffice it to say that it isn't necessarily the same thing as a sober pub crawl across the fells....So we might conclude that hiking is the most strenuous way to make new friends, walking is the middle ground, and rambling is the least exhausting.

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