According to Assimos, the bar is the one place where most of the people there are guaranteed to be looking to socialize, even if their first intention is not to meet someone. What are their hobbies? If so, what do they like to do? Once you have an idea of what your ideal partner is like, find places and events where they're likely to be. According to Lipman, turning to people closest to you is a great idea.
The reality is, single people are everywhere. Not many people go these routes, but Karenna Alexandermatchmaker and dating coach, tells Bustle, they should. Meeting through friends wasn't just the most common among singles, it was the most common way people already married or in relationships met their partners too, followed by work, bars, events, and dating apps.