Go to POF.com ™ The Leading Free Online Dating Site for Singles & Personals, I told 4 of my friends to follow this plan and they're happier than ever
Get an account, post a pic of you having fun, not a serious pose
Write a profile that highlights the fun and charming Side of you
Don't say you're looking for fwb or a gf, just say you're looking for so done with a great personality and loves life so you can share it with them.
Be patient, pay attention to all red flags, don't be the first one totals about sex or intimacy, be vague and mysterious but not creepy (don't lie tho), let her be the first to ask to meet or exchange numbers, and pick a public place for a meeting you think she would be most comfortable (no longer than an hour for too many reasons to list).
Ps, look at as many profiles as possible, women always check who looked at them, do t message them, often they'll message you first if they're interested. This will give you a good idea of how to send the best messages to get a bite.