Society & Culture

How are you guys making new friends?

Society & Culture

Posted by: Lisa32278341

20th May 2022 07:39pm

I feel like it’s a common thing for high school best friends to drift apart and since COVID, everyone’s a little anxious to socialise. I’m wondering how you guys are making new friends or are you guys trying to make new friends at all? What’s your social life looking like now after high school?

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jtmorri
  • 26th May 2022 08:47pm

I'm not trying to make new friends. My daughter is in her 20's and trying to make friends that actually care. She goes out to gigs mainly, somewhere she has things in common with others. She doesn't drink alcohol so she isn't like many others socially. Otherwise she has friends on the internet all related to music/record collecting. She has always struggled to make friends but I remind her some people aren't worth knowing. It comes down to loneliness and just wanting to connect and in lockdown she found it more difficult of course.

Lisa32278341
  • 26th May 2022 09:49pm
I'm not trying to make new friends. My daughter is in her 20's and trying to make friends that actually care. She goes out to gigs mainly, somewhere she has things in common with others. She...

I see where she’s coming from. It’s hard to find meaningful connections and having friends that will actually want to hang out. Has she considered using Bumble to meet new friends? I’ve used that and made some good connections but a lot of friendships require work for it to be deeper.

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