Sarah Harding finds dating awkward

London: Singer Sarah Harding says she finds dating very awkward and prefers to meet potential boyfriends through mutual friends.

"I absolutely hate dating. It`s always uncomfortable and awkward," Harding told Closer Magazine, reports

"I`ve always met boyfriends through friends, rather than going on dates with people I barely know," she added.

The Girls Aloud star is rumoured to have reconciled with ex-fiance DJ Tom Crane, with whom she broke up September last year.