33. What’s worked for me — Date your friends.
See, when you go on Tinder or OkCupid or whatever, you’re meeting somebody new and immediately putting a context of having a relationship with them on it, before you even know if you like them. It makes for this awkward “Do I actually enjoy spending time with you or am I just trying to make something work here?” phase.
But your friends? You already know you like them. You already have similar interests and spend time together. It’s so much easier to date somebody you know you already get along with.