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Q: What is the most common way that singles meet eachother today? ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: What is the most common way that singles meet eachother today?
Category: Relationships and Society > Relationships
Asked by: bill0917-ga
List Price: $30.00
Posted: 30 Sep 2006 09:30 PDT
Expires: 30 Oct 2006 08:30 PST
Question ID: 769699
What is the most common method that singles meet eachother today?  For
example, is it through a common friend?  Is it through arrangement
from parents?  Meeting at the same workplace?
Subject: Re: What is the most common way that singles meet eachother today?
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 30 Sep 2006 11:03 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Bill0917, 

According to the  Forbes online survey on where the best places to
meet singles are ?Friend?s house? is tops at 13%, followed by
?Parties? (12%), ?Bars? (12%), ?Church? at 8% and  ?Online? at 7%.

Friend's house(13 %)
Parties(12 %)
Bars(12 %)
Church(8 %)
Online(7 %)
Work(6 %)
School(6 %)
Grocery stores(5 %)
Walking Your Dog(5 %)
Gym(5 %)
Charity events(4 %)
Weddings(4 %)
Funerals(3 %)
Sporting events(2 %)
On the street(2 %)
Park(1 %)
Conferences(1 %)
Concerts(1 %)
Theater(0 %)
None of the above(5 %)


According to a survey from Harlequin Enterprises, 

36% of Canadian Women met their partner through a friend

?Seventy-three per cent of Canadians believe the best way to meet new
people is through friends, proving that networking doesn't just apply
to business anymore. One in three Canadian women (36%) met their
current or last significant other through a friend.?

20% met their spouse on the job

Despite the fact that less than one percent of Canadians surveyed
think the workplace is a good place to meet someone, in truth, 20%
actually met their significant other while on the job.

40% of men and women polled still believe the best way to meet someone is by chance

CNW: January 2006


?Singles surveyed recently for It's Just Lunch, a dating service, said
they believe weddings are great places to meet other singles, and 91
percent of survey respondents believe it's a good idea to go stag to a
wedding ? although they don't expect a relationship to last long.
Among Californian singles, only 3 percent are still with the person
they met at a wedding, while Minneapolis men reported a better success
rate at 23 percent."

It?s just lunch


According to Vault's 2005 Office RomanceSurvey, 22% percent of
respondents report having met their spouse or significant other on the


An interesting article:

The best places to meet singles

Search terms:
Common OR  frequent places to meet singles

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
bill0917-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $6.00

Subject: Re: What is the most common way that singles meet eachother today?
From: bobbie7-ga on 30 Sep 2006 11:21 PDT
Thank you very much for the rating and nice tip!

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