About 20% more meet a partner in bars or restaurants, with the rest primarily meeting through friends or coworkers.
A little less than 30% of couples meet through mutual friends.
A bit more than 20% meet in bars or restaurants, with another 20% or so finding a partner online.
The remainder are introduced by family, coworkers, classmates, or neighbors.
Some ways of meeting may be better for long-term relationships than others.
Therefore, you may have to overcome anxiety, learn to break the ice, and ask for what you want, to begin an interaction too.