According to a 2,373-person survey conducted by Mic in March using Google Consumer Surveys, more 18- to 34-year-olds met their current significant others through mutual friends than through any other means, including dating apps — close to 39% of respondents said they met through friends in common, closely followed
How do relationships usually start?
Whether you just met or youve had a crush for a while, typical relationships usually start out with a clap of chemistry and the rush of attraction. Understanding the route to a lasting relationship can help you to separate an initial infatuation from something that can take a turn toward becoming much more meaningful.
Where do the majority of relationships start?
School and work are the next-most common meeting locations (15-20%). Parties and bars are good for short-term (less than one month) sexual relationships (17-25%) and not bad for marriages (8-10%). Churches are good for meeting marriage partners (11%), and poor for meeting short-term sex partners (1%).
Where are you most likely to meet your partner?
Young people aged 18 to 24 first spot their crushes at university (18%), school (18%) or with mutual friends (15%). In contrast, 45- to 54-year-olds meet tend to meet at work (22%), by chance (19%) or through friends (16%).