I think it might be the Winter weather.
Tons of room to hike, horseback ride, or cycle. A waterfall to see and tons of apples growing wild on trees.
“As in childhood, they become fixated on one person, whom they see as their sole source of well-being. They transfer this desperate attitude to their relationships, believing all of their nourishment can be provided by one person only: their particular mate” – Zen and the Art of Falling in Love.