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.
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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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