"I'm inviting them to a wine night at my house," she says. I think it takes work to cultivate new friendships."When Carrie Stallwitz relocated to Houston from Kansas City four years ago, the 37-year-old says she had almost everything she could want: a solid marriage, two healthy young daughters, and a career as a freelance public relations consultant. "I want someone who could pop by on a Friday evening for a glass of wine, just to talk about our daily lives or the last episode of 24," she says.Despite the wild success of dating apps like Tinder and Happn, some prefer to simply meet friends without the pressure of dating and new meet and greet apps are cropping up."No Plans? " That's the motto of Wiith, the newest of the friend-hunting apps.Men are generally pretty bad at making friends—at least with other guys.Especially as we get older, men often have fewer close male friendships."Look for things you're passionate about and attend consistently so that you have time to build relationships naturally," Paul says. When you meet someone you like — a salesperson or someone seated next to you at a lunch counter — take the initiative and ask for an email address. Prolonged loneliness can have serious consequences for cognition, emotion, behavior, and health—and may even speed up physiological aging.
In high school I vividly remember being petrified that I would be a virgin for the rest of my life.Yet, according to research, we crave intimacy in our friendships just as much as women.Worst of all, this lack of close relationships could be very, very bad for us.Connecting people in close proximity who have shared interests, Wiith allows users to create an event - be that going hiking or attending a concert - or join someone else's.The idea is to be spontaneous rather than structuring outings weeks in advance.In addition, many colleges allow older adults to audit regular classes for free, and some have programs specifically for seniors. Senior centers have moved way beyond Friday-night bingo. If you're retired, take a part-time job, even for just a few hours a week. Invite a few of your neighbors for dinner if you like to cook, or organize a potluck meal if you don't. Most have a variety of classes, activities and even trips. It will expose you to new people and give you a little extra pocket money to boot. Pursue your own interests — concerts, lectures, tai chi, cooking classes, whatever. You can connect with old friends and friends of friends — who just may happen to know someone in your area. Our goal is to help you strengthen your relationship by gaining new friends that improve and add excitement to your relationship.We currently have thousands of couples across the country waiting to meet you!Certainly, it's a good situation for meeting potentials, but in case that doesn't happen, the group aspect takes the pressure off.Where it all started Claiming 21.55 million members spawning 180 countries, is king when it comes to platonic introductions.