Think Halloween is just for getting trashed and having anonymous sex? Think again. While we certainly condone drinking and partaking in as much anonymous love-making as you’d like, we also think Halloween is an excellent holiday to chow down on some candy corn and begin a long-term relationship.

Throw some stale Smarties in a bowl and let the trick or treaters fend for themselves. It’s time to count down 8 horrifying reasons why we think you should meet your next boyfriend on Halloween.