Sunday, February 3, 2013

Why Is It Hard to Make Friends Over 30? - NYTimes.com



Dope article. I've touched on some of these in an abrasive way already so I really dig it. Someone should do the flip side though. 'Cause for some, these factors make making friends EASIER. LOL


Here's a piece. The rest you can read at the link below.





External factors are not the only hurdle. After 30, people often experience internal shifts in how they approach friendship. Self-discovery gives way to self-knowledge, so you become pickier about whom you surround yourself with, said Marla Paul, the author of the 2004 book “The Friendship Crisis: Finding, Making, and Keeping Friends When You’re Not a Kid Anymore.” “The bar is higher than when we were younger and were willing to meet almost anyone for a margarita,” she said.
Manipulators, drama queens, egomaniacs: a lot of them just no longer make the cut.




Why Is It Hard to Make Friends Over 30? - NYTimes.com

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