Reminder that "Just go out more, meet girls at X, ask friends to set you up!" Tier of """advice""" is only applicable if you're just trying to frick literally the lowest common denominator of women by running numbers game.
The odds of meeting someone of your tastes, who is single, compatible, and equally interested in you are astronomically low. Maybe, just maybe 1 in every 1000 women will even consider you, the chances she's got common values, interests, or anything noteworthy is infinity lower.
Dating apps are the ONLY way you can filter through the numbers of AVAILABLE.women and filter them based on looks, and interests. No other method makes any sense, and it's clear that before dating apps, people.jist.dated whoever would.let them.frick and stuck with it for life.out.of desperation or lack of better.options.