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Looking to build new friendships? these tips can help you meet people, start a conversation, and cultivate healthy connections that will improve your life and well-being.
She blogs at LauraVanderkam. Rainesford Stauffer in Forge. But as you start getting together with someone frequently, you can take responsibility for figuring out what would make you feel seen. See who you see.
More From Medium. So, where do you go often? The dog park? My first thought was that I needed to challenge myself to meet new people — difficult in the middle of a pandemic.
Jump To Section. Open in app. With those qualities in mind, you can transform a friendship — or even an acquaintance — into a much more meaningful relationship. A few years ago, Nelson made such a list of five casual acquaintances who intrigued her. Who am I more curious about?
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A publication from Medium on personal development. Friendship requires reciprocity. Be prepared to share. A house of worship? L oneliness was on the rise even before Covid Now, with social events canceled and many people working from home, the situation is more dire — and might seem intractable.
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The first quality enables the other two. Kristin Wong in Forge.
Kathleen Smith in Forge. Am I excited when they reach out? Start paying attention to the people you interact with frequently. Alexandra Samuel in Forge. Friendships are built through consistency, positivity, and vulnerability that is, being emotionally openNelson says. After all, how can you safely meet new people during a pandemic? Who do you like and gravitate toward?
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Invest the time. What would I like this person to know?
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Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management books including Off the Clock and Hours.