I spent a year making new friends as an adult, and it was the best thing I ever did
How to Make Friends as an Adult
As a kid, friendships happened naturally. It was as easy as being in the same class or playing the same sport. Those childhood bonds formed effortlessly and sometimes lasted years. But as an adult, making new friends is a lot harder. However, studies show that close friendships are important to your happiness and can even extend your life.
Making friends as an adult is much easier than you think, here's how
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Striking up friendships can be tricky — and studies show millions of us are lonely. Here, four people who forged new connections explain how they did it. Plus: psychologist Linda Blair gives her tips. Teenage years are filled with friendships easily made and some easily forgotten , when you are feeling keen, sociable and energetic.