Two Harmless Randos

Put Yourself Out There

March 03, 2023 Mary Hoyt Kearns, PhD and Christine Szegda, M.Ed. Episode 3
Two Harmless Randos
Put Yourself Out There
Show Notes

Will you be my friend? And, are business cards still a thing? In this episode, we talk about the art and science of making friends as an adult. Drawing from research and personal experience, we explore what works, and what doesn’t work when trying to expand your IRL social network. 

How to Make, and Keep, Friends in Adulthood, The New York Times, October 2022

How Do We-Make-and-Keep, Good Friends? We Can Do Hard Things podcast, January 27, 2023

How Loneliness Hurts Us and What to Do About It, Greater Good,May 2020 article about Vivek Murthy’s take on the epidemic of loneliness

Is Quality Better Than Quantity in Social Relationships? Psychology Today, November 2019

Getting beyond small talk: Study finds people enjoy deep conversations with strangers, American Psychological Association, September 2021

Loneliness and Social Isolation Linked to Serious Health Conditions,  Center for Disease Control

How to Make Friends, The Atlantic, September 2018

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