Making new friends like dating
While I can't disagree single life is daunting and all around miserable at times, I will point out that there's a struggle far worse out there.If you ask me, Barney didn't do a good enough job because by my mid-20s, I'm finding it really hard to makes new friends — at least ones that lasted past the third drink.
Clearly, making friends as an adult requires some effort, and people are looking for some help.
Where's my coed group of hot, single pals who spend all day in my apartment talking about life, love and Donald Trump? You spend three-fourths of your time at work, so if you haven't made friends there, you're out of luck.
Your nightly outings are spent prowling for sex, not platonic conversation.
In fact, it’s not so much about making them, but exactly how to go about finding them.
Of course, I have a ton of acquaintances and good pals from college and high school, but I'm talking about the sitcom kind of friends I always thought would just appear after moving to a new city with a new job. While everyone's looking for his or her perfect soulmate, I think another struggle needs to be addressed: Why’s it so damn hard to find new best friends in your 20s?
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