Where to Meet Potential Romantic Partners in Real Life

Where to Meet Potential Romantic Partners in Real Life

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Key points

  • Research shows up to 50 percent of couples meet in real-life locations, not online.
  • Some locations are better for finding long-term love, while others are better for short-term flings.
  • Committed partners are more often found in places like conferences or religious sites, or while volunteering.
  • Flings and hookups are more likely found at places like clubs, bars, or parties.

Sometimes, the hardest part of dating is finding attractive and compatible partners in the first place. For convenience and variety, many people try to solve that problem through online dating or dating apps. Nevertheless, online and app daters can sometimes be overwhelmed by the sheer number of superficial partners who don’t « click » on a deeper level-or get frustrated by potential partners who don’t click on them at all. Lire la suite