After all, as the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” What do you value most in your friends?
Do you look for people who enjoy the same activities as you?
Loneliness is your mind’s way of telling you to get out there and engage with the world.
The longer you stay in your own cocoon, the greater the chances that you will slip into an even darker mental state, like depression. Once you prepare yourself mentally for the road ahead, it’s time to define what “friendship” means to you.
So, give some thought to what you’re looking for in a friend. Friendship takes time, effort and advance planning.
Think about the type of person that you’d like to meet and you just might increase your chances of meeting them!
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Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge.In other words, we find a void in our lives and no easy way to fill it.In our search for companionship, technology is a blessing and a curse.Like many women, I often feel like I have 100’s of “friends” and no-one to share my deepest dreams and fears with on a daily basis. Despite all of the challenges, it is still clear that making friends and maintaining worthwhile relationships is essential after 60.Having good friends is not just a “nice to have” – it is essential for our health and emotional well-being, as I discussed in this interview with Suzanne Braun Levine.For example, are there political, religious, sports, social or other groups that you could reengage with?