Individuals at such venues may be more likely to have similar short-term and sexual goals as well.
About 20% more meet a partner in bars or restaurants, with the rest primarily meeting through friends or coworkers.
The majority of couples begin with self-introductions (43%), or are introduced by mutual friends (31%).
The remainder are introduced by family, coworkers, classmates, or neighbors.
Presumably, the similarities also help partners to make a deeper connection and share gratefully with each other.
Religious and spiritual compatibility may also reduce the likelihood of cheating and infidelity.