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Making new friends is harder as an adult, but tack on moving to a strange new land, and meeting a new tribe cities on a whole different layer of difficulty and frustration.
But fear not, brave soul! I should know.
Six months ago I took off meet the country in my red Beetle filled with suitcases, boxes, and, yes, my cat, to live in Prince Edward Island — solo. Catching up with my friends back home over the phone or online is great and necessary, but I longed for an in-person coffee or movie date with a bosom buddy.
Though it might take some time, there are some easy ways to help fast-track a potential new friendship in your new city. Here are a few suggestions on how to make a new friend as new adult in a new city.
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I definitely approve of these — they have helped me out. Instead, reach out to your contacts and see if they know anyone in that city.
So spread the word to your network — you never know who might have an old college friend or nephew in your new place. Meeting like-minded people can be as simple as ing a new club or taking up a hobby that speaks to your soul.
Staying with a host family will provide you with instant friends and family and you will be immersed in the culture. Put your best foot people and let people get to know you.
Your new friends are waiting to meet you! How to make friends when you're a grown-ass woman living in a new city.
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